Menstrual Hygiene Day is on 28th May

29 May 2021 Current Affairs:Every year, May 28th is World Menstrual Health Day. The day was marked on a global scale to resolve social stigma and raise awareness of maintaining menstrual hygiene. Theme: Action and Investment in Menstrual Hygiene and Health.

Highlights:
♦ Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global movement aimed at normalizing menstruation. It was initiated by the German non-profit organization “WASH United”, which is also the international coordinator for this day. 
♦ It was first launched in 2014. Menstrual Health Day is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of individuals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, the private sector and the media in promoting menstrual health and hygiene for women and girls. 
♦ Menstrual Health Day is a global publicity platform that brings together individuals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, the private sector & the media to promote good menstrual health and healthy menstrual period voices and actions on a global scale.
♦ This day aims to get rid of the taboos related to menstruation, break the silence, and change harmful social norms. 
 

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