Let’s Start the Conversation About Menstruation

Last month, organizations around the world working in WASH and women’s and girls’ rights joined forces to celebrate the first ever Menstrual Hygiene Day. Created to bring attention to the challenges that many women and girls face during menstruation and to elevate innovative solutions, the event also hopes to help break the taboo surrounding a biological process that half the world experiences.

This infographic illustrates the ways in which menstrual hygiene is linked to education, the economy, and health, and highlights the misinformation and lack of facilities and hygienic materials that hamper good menstrual hygiene for many of the world’s women and girls. It originally appeared here.

Let's Start the Conversation About Menstruation