Myths About Mensturation

When half the world’s population spends at least 10 years of their life menstruating, and on any given day there are 300 million people menstruating worldwide. It is then overwhelming to also know that for at least 500 million women and girls[1] it is a major challenge to maintain their menstrual hygiene in a private, safe, and dignified manner. Read more

What happens when you break the silence on periods?

What happens when you break the silence on periods? Candid conversations with Women of the Kamba people in Kenya on the impact of including menstrual hygiene as part of WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programmes. Read more

What Do We Mean By ‘Menstrual Hygiene Management’?

In the lead up to Menstrual Hygiene Day (28th May), Just a Drop will be sharing impacts, stories, and information about Menstrual Hygiene around the world and in our projects. At Just a Drop we focus on removing barriers for women and girls via Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM), sometimes referred to as Menstrual Health & Hygiene (MHH). But what do we mean by Menstrual Hygiene Management? Read more