Menstrual Hygiene Day


Menstrual Hygiene Day will help to break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential.

The goals are to change negative social norms around MHM, engage decision-makers to increase the political priority and catalyze action for MHM, at global, national and local levels.

Society’s response to the biological fact of menstruation and the necessity of managing menstruation is linked with women’s and girls’ human rights and gender equality.

Menstruation matters are important to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). MHM is linked to several SDGs although it does not have a specific goal or indicator. / While there is no specific goal or indicator, MHM is linked to several of the goals.

Organized by the UN
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