This toolkit was designed to help teachers, school health and nutrition coordinators, and other school personnel in Zambian primary schools to carry out menstrual hygiene management (MHM) programs or activities in their school.
It is organized into three sections:
- basic information about puberty, menstruation, and MHM;
- a checklist for schools to use to ensure that they have all the elements needed for a good MHM program;
- interactive games and activities that will engage students to learn about MHM including an activity that shows students how they can make their own pads or sanitary towels.
As MHM becomes more established in schools, better tools can be developed and integrated into this toolkit