MHM in Emergencies Toolkit

The development of this multi-sectoral resource, which included rigorous research, consultations, and field piloting, was led by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Columbia University, with valuable expertise and insights provided from a range of global humanitarian actors. The resource is co-published by 25 leading humanitarian organizations. It is published in two forms:  a mini-guide and the full toolkit.

General Information
Authors: Various Publication Date: October 2017 Publisher: Various No. of Pages: 32

Please download the full toolkit here

Authors: Various Publication Date: October 2017 Publisher: Various No. of Pages: 92

One pager - Understanding Menstruation

Authors: Various Publication Date: October 2017 Publisher: Various No. of Pages: 1

One pager - MHM challenges and responses

Authors: Various Publication Date: October 2017 Publisher: Various No. of Pages: 1

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