Improving and Expanding Pure Water for the World’s Menstrual Hygiene Management Program Based in Limonade, Haiti

This spring, Quinn Slingerland, a recent graduate of the University at Albany School of Public Health, interned with PWW, focusing her work on advancing our Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) program in Haiti.  Results from her internship can be found in detail on this poster (click here to view). The goal of Quinn’s internship was to Continue reading

Education Shouldn’t End with a Period.

Since 2016, Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) education has been a critical component of PWW’s WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programs. In addition to training families in communities, PWW incorporates menstrual hygiene education into schools through teacher workshops and training programs. This training, which impacts boys and girls, includes: Changes in Puberty Menstruation Menstrual Cycle Barriers Continue reading

#NoMoreLimits: Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018

May 28th is the date chosen by the international community to celebrate a day devoted to menstrual hygiene. All over the world, more precisely in developing countries, women and girls (and men and boys) have never learned about the topic of menstruation. Women and girls, in these developing countries, often confront their periods with fear; it feels Continue reading

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017: Education Changes Everything

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day. This internationally recognized day “raises awareness of the challenges women and girls worldwide face due to their menstruation and highlights solutions that address these challenges.” (source) This year’s theme is “education,” something all of us at Pure Water for the World take very seriously. Our WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) Continue reading