It’s Time for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Sector to Hear About the Perimenopause

October 2019

Menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is increasingly on the agenda of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, especially as it concerns young women and girls.

But what about the differing WASH needs of women as they reach menopause? On World Menopause Day, Amita Bhakta shares what she learned from her conversations with menopausal women in Ghana.

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PublisherWaterAid
ThemesGender, Menopause and perimenopause, Menstrual health and hygiene
LanguageEnglish

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