Over 40% of girls in Rwanda miss school regularly due to a lack of sanitary pads or inappropriate sanitary facilities. And while there are a number of initiatives out there trying to address this issue, many treat menstruation as an isolated event. The focus is exclusively on managing monthly bleeding.

Blog | A3 Project | Fertility Awareness | Adolescents | Gender Equality

WHAT DC-based coalition of more than 20 organizations will host their second annual Menstrual Hygiene Day event, The Voices of Why Menstruation Matters. 

Blog | A3 Project | Fertility Awareness | Adolescents

We look forward to welcoming Dominick Shattuck to IRH in June as a Senior Research Officer! [Originally posted on K4Health’s blog here] Over the last 30 years, the focus of most family planning interventions has been on the female user rather than the couple. In the mid-1990s, however, family planning programmers began to recognize the need […]

Blog | Family Planning | Gender Equality