#WeAreCommitted – Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022

Sanitation for Millions celebrates MH Day around the globe

Across the globe, Sanitation for Millions is committed to promote safe menstrual health and hygiene management by overcoming socio-cultural barriers and extending inclusive access to safe menstrual hygiene management.

During MH Day 2022, Sanitation for Millions realised various activities. In Pakistan, a week-long awareness campaign in schools in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and a provincial event led by the MHM working group in Balochistan took place. In Uganda, amongst other activities, different social media campaigns and MHM walks under the motto “Walk away from menstrual stigma”, followed by public advocacy events, were organized in cooperation with schools and partners. The activities took place in Apac in Northern Uganda as well as in the capital Kampala. In Jordan, Sanitation for Millions in cooperation with UNICEF and the Royal Health Awareness Society organized awareness sessions on MHM in youth centres.

MH Day takes place every year on May 28th or 28.05. – numbers which stand for the average number of days in a menstruation cycle and the average number of days of the actual menstruation respectively.

Author: Laura Kieweg