Time to Act! Period! The Africa Coalition Call to Action as recited at the Menstrual Health Symposium on Friday 27 May 2021.
Category: <span>Key Updates</span>
In May 2018, the UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) convened the inaugural East and Southern Africa Menstrual Health Management (MHM) Symposium.This was the first time UNFPA in such a visible manner had addressed the issue of menstruation as an integral part of sexual and reproductive health and rights (building on the 1948...
This webinar highlight paper was informed by lessons from various sources, specifically from the virtual webinar organized by Days for Girls, The African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management, and UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office.
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In the past year we have attained some successes including policy advocacy, leadership in the development of product standards, knowledge sharing and collaborative partnerships for MHM, among others.
Now a Virtual Summit, 16 – 18 November, 2020 More information here
Winkler et al., 2020: The Politics, Promises, and Perils of Data: Evidence-Driven Policy and Practice for Menstrual Health. The scholars discuss the unreliability of using participant recall for data, lack of funding for research, and complying with donors to produce a certain type of data. They highlight the increase in use of technologies to track...