MH Day: What COVID-19 Means for Menstrual Health and Hygiene

Each day, an estimated 300 million women and girls menstruate. Being able to manage menstruation safely, hygienically, with confidence and with dignity is critical for their health, education, human rights, economic development and overall gender equality. Before the COVID-19 pandemic started, more than 500 million women worldwide did not have what they needed to manage their menstruation.

This Menstrual Hygiene Day, learn more with this infographic detailing the problems associated with and actions needed to address menstruation and the COVID-19 pandemic.