WaterAid joins experts to give new definition of menstrual health

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Menstrual Hygiene Day: WaterAid joins experts to give new definition of menstrual health

Says‘ll address needs of women, girls who menstruate

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja

As millions of Nigerian women and girls continue to grapple with different health challenges and to keep fit, WaterAid, Friday, joined a team of experts from around the world to establish new definition of menstrual health that comprehensively addresses the needs of women and girls who menstruate in order to advance gender equality and global health.

This was contained in a statement made available to Vanguard, where WaterAid Nigeria pointed that despite increased global attention on period poverty, up until now there has been no universal agreement on the definition of menstrual health, which has diluted advocacy efforts and led to fragmented action.

Although, it is hoped having a new definition will provide a common language, harmonise approaches and unite efforts to support the range of menstrual needs.

This new move on the definition of menstruation is part of 2021 Menstrual Hygiene Day with…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper