“Women and adolescent girls having the privilege of clean menstrual material to absorb or collect menstrual blood, and that material can be changed in privacy as often as necessary for the duration of the menstrual period” 

Women spend around six to seven years of their lives menstruating. Yet the importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is mostly neglected. Menstrual hygiene is a taboo subject; a topic that many women are uncomfortable discussing in public.

“Women and adolescent girls using a clean menstrual material to absorb or collect menstrual blood, and that material can be changed in privacy as often as necessary for the duration of the menstrual period”

It’s a movement which addresses the very basics, answer the self-doubts, eradicate the prevalent unhealthy practices and address self-hygiene. We believe and action on those gaps with aim on the bigger picture in which the society is free of stigmas, untold agonies, anxieties, loss of self-pride and helplessness. Our movement is to educate and help women and girls with access to appropriate and affordableeco-friendlymenstrual products.

Cloth Menstrual Pad

  These are cloth pads worn to absorb the menstrual flow during a woman's period. They are a type of reusable feminine hygiene product, and are an alternative to disposable sanitary napkins . They are less expensive than disposable pads, reduce the amount of waste produced and also have health benefits. 

Generally they are made from layers of absorbent fabrics (such as cotton or hemp) which are worn by a woman while she is menstruating . 


Menstrual cup

  Its a feminine hygiene product that is used during menstruation. It. Menstrual cups are usually made of flexible medical grade silicone.  

Unlike tampons and pads, cups collect menstrual fluid rather than absorbing it. One cup is reusable for up to five years or more. This makes their long-term cost lower than that of disposable tampons or pads, though the initial cost is higher. Menstrual cups are also promoted as more practical and eco-friendly than pads and tampons.

Coordination

Promoting MHM dialogue through presentations and Focus Group Discussions. Partner with other agencies, including government entities, to maximize impact and minimize gaps, overlaps and misunderstandings. Train a group of ladies and ensure they are Can speak professionally about MHM


Consultation

MHM is private and personal, but women and girls are usually willing to talk about it if given the opportunity and appropriate environment. Provide with gynecologist support. Consult girls and women on MHM programming, including materials and supplies, facilities, and information needs.


Culture

Culture may have direct implications for selection of materials, design of facilities, disposal methods, waste management, and washing, drying and privacy needs.


Communication

Communicate directly with beneficiaries about MHM. Ensuring they understand how to use MHM supplies, dispose of menstrual waste and have access to basic education on menstrual health and hygiene. An effective MHM response requires on-going communications with MHM focal person(s) and working groups across relevant sectors.

 

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