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The training features the three key elements of MHM which are: Breaking the Silence, Managing Menstruation Hygienically, and Safe Reuse and Disposal

WSSCC member Neha Basnet recently took part in WSSCC’s Menstrual Hygiene Management training in Nepal.  She shares her insights and recommendations

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As We Grow Up – Flipbook

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The images in the flipbook ‘As We Grow Up‘ allow participants to visualise the changes in the body that take place from childhood to adulthood. This in turn helps them feel comfortable about the body’s changing outward appearance. Taking this ‘show don’t tell’ approach eases the participants into the topic of menstruation.As We Grow Up - Flipbook in HindiAs We Grow Up - West Africa - Flipbook in EnglishAs We Grow Up - West Africa - Flipbook in FrenchAs We Grow Up - Flipbook in Chinese

MHM Lab Convenor’s Manual (English/Hindi)

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The MHM Lab Convenor’s Manual is designed to help practitioners’ organize an MHM Lab event that brings menstrual hygiene out of the shadows. It uses simple yet effective approaches that address this taboo issue at scale – and across diverse geographies and contexts – and can be used throughout a wide range of cultural contexts.Lab Convenor’s Manual - Hindi

The Menstrual Wheel

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The menstrual wheel helps answer the ‘how’ of the menstrual cycle, enabling participants to visualize the monthly cycle. Using the wheel helps answer questions on pain, blood, tissue/uterine wall discharge, and provides a link to talking about conception.Menstrual Wheel - FrenchMenstrual Wheel - HindiMenstrual Wheel - Chinese

MHM Training Manual – WASH & Health Practitioners (ToP) – English...

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Training of Trainers (ToT) Manual – WASH and Health for Menstrual...

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Menstrual Hygiene Management: Training of Master Trainers – New D...

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This report presents the main highlights and insights from the Training of Trainers (ToT) on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Programme, which was run by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) from September 24- 27, 2013 in New Delhi with the support of the Indian Institute of Public Administration. The first of its kind, this national training initiative was organized with the objective of creating master trainers from Hindi-speaking states capable of returning to their communities as champions for a deeply stigmatized and taboo issue – an issue which is central to the dignity, health and well-being of women and girls. 62 participants from Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Delhi who attended the four-day training. The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sectors were well-represented by government representatives and NGO practitioners.