menstrual health


Menstrual Stigma In Nepal: Key Insights (Part 2)

In November 2020 and February 2021, Days for Girls Nepal (DfGN) partnered with Rural Senses, a monitoring and evaluation company, to…

Evaluating the Effects of COVID-19 on Period Poverty

In 2020, while everyone was dealing with the isolation, uncertainty and economic blows of COVID-19, a recent study showed that menstruators…

Working Together We Accomplish More

Before COVID-19, menstrual health programs in Kenya were largely siloed, with many organizations working individually or in small cohorts. Now, coming…

NEW RESOURCE! Menstrual Health Country Snapshots

It’s no secret that sometimes advocacy work can feel painstakingly slow, like we may never achieve the changes we desire. At…

Menstrual Health and Mental Health: More Connected Than You Might Think

This Mental Health Month, Days for Girls is highlighting the interconnectedness of mental health and menstrual health. Menstrual health (MH) is…

Locally Owned and Led Menstrual Health Enterprises

Uniquely Positioned to Drive Deep and Lasting Change Sumitra (name changed), 28 years old and married at 17, lives in a…

Malawi Policy Win: When Communities Own Menstrual Health Solutions, Girls Benefit

In global health and development, NGOs often make the mistake of operating in a vacuum. We strive to have clear theories…

Advocacy Case Study: Menstrual Dignity for Students Toolkit

When it comes to menstrual health advocacy, Days for Girls believes in the power of unity – and learning from the…

Partnering with Chief Theresa Kachindamoto: Ending child marriage and keeping girls in school

“If [girls] are educated, they can be and have whatever they want” – Chief Theresa Kachindamoto, a fearsome advocate for girls…

#ClassyGives: Classy, DfG team distribute kits to schoolgirls in Uganda

When I was selected as one of nine participants from my company’s (Classy) fundraising challenge, I could barely contain my excitement…