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WASH club students raising their hands for inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene

From classroom to community: Solomon Islands students drive WASH improvements

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 01:15 PM

Schools are at the heart of efforts to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in rural Solomon Islands.

In western Guadalcanal province, some 6,000 students are actively...

The Live and Learn PNG team outdoors gathered around a colourful MHH Day poster

Global menstrual health day changing lives on the islands of Papua New Guinea

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 09:37 AM

The Live & Learn Kavieng team celebrating MH Day on 28 May 2020 (Live & Learn PNG).


For the women and girls of Papua New Guinea, a global day highlighting...

A woman with a disability is in a wheelchair, selling sanitary pads door to door to women in her community in Bangladesh

From a life in the shadows to a menstrual health and hygiene role model in her community

Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:49 AM

Abeda sells sanitary products to a woman in her community (World Vision Bangladesh / Jobayer Hossain (Water for Women in Bangladesh)


Today, Abeda Begum,...

Training workshop of trainers on menstrual health and hygiene, a woman stands in front of a group

Village voices improve Cambodian Women's menstrual health and hygiene

Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:53 PM

Ms. Teng You Ky conducts a training of trainers (ToT) session on MHH for seven Female Commune Focal Points in Samaky Meanchey District, Cambodia (Thrive Networks)



An intellectually disabled woman sits with her mother and a Transformation Facilitator in a village in Pakistan, she is learning hw to manage her period safely and hygienically

Changing two lives at a time in Pakistan with tailored menstrual health and hygiene sessions

Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:06 PM

Rifat’s individually tailored session has helped her to manage her period on her own, with confidence (International Rescue Committee, Pakistan)

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