Menstrual Hygiene Management

college students learn new skills to make alternate sanitary napkins
“After the earthquake there were no latrines for us in the school. We would be in the same sanitary cloth for the whole day. And if we felt like it was going to stain our skirts, there was no other option than to go back house..." Read to find out more!
Sagar Khadka, winner of the essay competition organized by Gramin Mahila Srijanshil Pariwar and Oxfam on "Men in Menstruation" on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day 2016 - Credit: Dipana Dhimal
"I commit to raise awareness on menstrual hygiene, support women and try to eradicate taboos regarding menstruation in my village," wrote10th grader Sagar Khadka on Menstrual Hygiene Day, celebrated by Oxfam and its partners on May 28, 2016. MH Day raises awareness of the challenges women...
The female friendly toilets in Khoplang, Gorkha - Credit: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
In Nepal countless adolescent girls stop going to school when they have their monthly period. Oxfam is supporting them with female friendly toilets.
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