♦ 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.