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GHM Emerging Issue Brief: Menstrual hygiene

Until recently, menstrual hygiene has been a forgotten global health challenge even though there is evidence of serious negative impacts of poor menstrual hygiene on girls’ and women’s health, social lives and education. Supplying girls and women with proper methods and knowledge to manage their menstruations should be a major global health concern, underline authors Thilde Rheinländer and Mary Wachira in the Global Health Minders Emerging Issue Brief: Menstrual Hygiene: An ancient – but ignored Global Health problem of all women.

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Download the brief Menstrual Hygiene: An ancient – but ignored Global Health problem of all women.

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