Lawmakers unanimously agreed to push for policies and direct actions to ensure safe and adequate sanitation for women
The strategies explicitly include Menstrual Hygiene Management in their goals
Findings of a new UN Women/WSSCC study in Niger on MHM practices were presented at a side event during CSW61.
The lack of adequate sanitation and waste systems presents a considerable challenge for sustainable waste management across Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa alone hosts more than 29 per cent of the world’s displaced people, numbering more than 20 million people.
Researchers gathered discussed objectives and actions for an MHM pilot study.
UN Women and WSSCC are holding a five day workshop to train key stakeholders on MHM in Cameroon.
Menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues for gender equality, human rights and development.
In November 2015, UN Women and WSSCC launched the results of a study on menstrual hygiene in Yaounde, Cameroon at an event attended by government officials, members of the diplomatic community and civil society organizations. Titled “Menstrual Hygiene Management: Behaviour and Practices in Kye-Ossi and Bamoungoum, Cameroon”, the study is the third in a series […]
Yaoundé, 2 November, 2015. The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Cameroon in partnership with the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) will officially launch the results of a study on menstrual hygiene in Cameroon on Tuesday November 3, 2015 in Yaoundé. The study titled “Menstrual Hygiene […]
Bertoua, Cameroon: 2 October 2015. Field staff of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and a plethora of other Humanitarian experts working with female refugees from the Central African Republic in some seven refugee camps in eastern Cameroon have warned of a possible outbreak of vaginal infections […]
Studies reveal that women and girls lack access to clean water, private spaces for managing their menstruation, and functioning toilets.