Deadline Approaching for Free Digital Training Program Focused on MH Day Organizations

PROGRAM NAME: Lightful’s BRIDGE programme (Building Resilience in Digital Growth and Engagement) SPONSORS: The Case for Her, WASH United, BRIDGE, and MH Day. COST: No charge (The Case for Her will be subsidizing the training costs for selected applicants) DEADLINE: 18th February 2022 (11:59 GMT) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION (written by the MH Day Secretariat): “Lightful’s BRIDGE programme (Building Resilience in Digital Growth and Engagement) is designed to help you use digital channels to campaign, showcase your impact, build your online community, and increase your fundraising and media skills. Over the period of six months, you’ll access a series of masterclasses that will teach you how to make the most…

ACMHM 2021 Symposium Save the Date

Upcoming Symposium: Improving Menstrual Health Management in Africa

Save the Date – 25 to 27 May 2021, in honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day In 2018, the UNFPA brought to Johannesburg many of those working on menstrual health and hygiene in Africa to honor Menstrual Hygiene Day, while building alliances across the continent (see IMHER’s post on that event.) Three years later, the spirit of that event is continuing – this time, in remote form – with a three-day online symposium sponsored by the ACMHM (The African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management) and MH Day. If it is anything like its predecessor – which it intends to be, as outlined in the symposium concept note – this…

Girls in Uganda carrying an MH Day sign

Analyzing Menstrual Hygiene Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day is held annually on May 28. Since its inception five years ago, it has become an annual celebration and useful tool for MHM organizations, which tend to conduct a variety of community events (educational, fundraising, political, menstrual product distributions, etc.) on the day itself, and in the days leading up to it. This post provides an overview of Menstrual Hygiene Day, along with some tips for organizations to start thinking early about planning for it in 2020.