SHARE Policy Brief on Menstrual Hygiene Management

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This policy brief summarises previous research on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and highlights the Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) Consortium’s contribution to this important topic. It then defines knowledge gaps which still exist and sets out clear recommendations for improving policy and programmes globally. The paper advocates for further research on the topic and highlights the importance of integrating MHM in sanitation programming and the need to provide access to absorbent sanitary materials for women and girls in low and middle income countries (LMIC).

Date: 8 February 2017