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*  Interactions Between Menstrual Hygiene Management and Sanitation Systems: Landscape Analysis of Menstrual Hygiene Products and...
... product choices, and practices of women and adolescent girls. ... Landscape Analysis of Menstrual Hygiene Products and a Waste- ... hygiene products and practices on multiple sanitation systems and the impact of the sanitation systems on the menstrual hygiene ... Interactions Between Menstrual Hygiene Management and Sanitation Systems: ... provides an overview of PATH's research in South Africa and India on the impact of menstrual ...
  http://www.path.org/publications/detail.php?i=2443
*  Take steps for menstrual hygiene awareness in schools: HC - India.com
Take steps for menstrual hygiene awareness in schools: HC ... hygiene products were made available to adolescent girls in ... and access to trained female teachers or health counsellors in schools on a weekly or monthly basis for imparting education on ... adolescent girl students who come from poor backgrounds are generally not educated by their parents about menstrual hygiene. ... children in the 10-14 age group about menstrual hygiene and every possible effort should be made by the State to help girls ...
  http://www.india.com/news/agencies/take-steps-for-menstrual-hygiene-awareness-in-schools-hc-2328092/
*  It's time to break the taboo about surfing the crimson wave | WaterAid Australia
On Menstrual Hygiene Day, WaterAid Australia Equity, Inclusion and Rights Advisor Chelsea Huggett questions why the stigma ... Menstrual Hygiene Day puts a spotlight on the challenges that women and adolescent girls face in managing their menstruation ... In addition to accessing facilities and menstrual hygiene products, women have a right to understand the basic facts linked to ... Half are women and girls.. Adolescent girls are particularly vulnerable. Where schools do not have toilets or water, girls may ...
  https://www.wateraid.org/au/articles/its-time-to-break-the-taboo-about-surfing-the-crimson-wave
*  Menstrual cup - Wikipedia
Use of Menstrual Cup by Adolescent Girls and Women: Potential Benefits and Key Challenges. In: Policy Brief No. 22. Nairobi: ... A menstrual cup is a feminine hygiene product that is inserted into the vagina during menstruation. Its purpose is to prevent ... Menstrual cups can be useful as a means of menstrual hygiene management for women in developing countries, such as Kenya, ... During peak flow, most women use two disposable cups per day. Reusable menstrual products (including menstrual cups, but not ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstrual_cup
*  The Fifth Vital Sign by Kelsey Knight and Emily Varnam - Kickstarter
menstrual cycle awareness and charting *feminine hygiene products *self breast exams *radical consent ... The connection to the lives of girls and women is obvious-the education of girls is a key strategy in all international ... This information is applicable and important for everyone from adolescents to adults. We hope to teach to all ages, and will ... feminine hygiene products, birth control methods and breast health. Emily (right) wearing one of our rewards next to the sign ...
  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/989427951/the-fifth-vital-sign
*  Improving Girl Child Education and Menstrual Hygiene through Free Sanitary Pad Provision to Secondary School Girls-opinion of...
Absence of appropriate sanitary materials to absorb menstrual flow does not only affect female's reproductive health but their ... Tegegne TK, Sisay MM (2014) Menstrual hygiene management and school absenteeism among female adolescent students in Northeast ... Selection and use of appropriate sanitary products in menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is therefore important to safeguard ... 2011) Menstrual Hygiene: Knowledge and practice among adolescent school girls of Saoner, Nagpur District. J ClinDiagn Res5: ...
  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/improving-girl-child-education-and-menstrual-hygiene-through-freesanitary-pad-provision-to-secondary-school-girlsopinion-of-female-university-students-in-ghana-2380-5439-1000143.php?aid=63920
*  Menstrual Hygiene Day - Wikipedia
An accepted definition of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is: *"Women and adolescent girls use a clean material to absorb or ... Research has found that not having access to menstrual hygiene management products can keep girls home from school during their ... The term "menstrual health" is broader than menstrual hygiene. It encompasses both the menstrual hygiene management practices ... Menstrual hygiene management can be particularly challenging for girls and women in developing countries, where clean water and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstrual_hygiene_day
*  Menstruation in Girls and Adolescents: Using the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign | FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS |...
A female's first period usually is reported to be of medium flow, and the need for menstrual hygiene products is not typically ... females.3 Although black girls start to mature earlier than non-Hispanic white and Hispanic girls, US females complete ... Menstruation in Girls and Adolescents: Using the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign. American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on ... Flug D, Largo RH, Prader A. Menstrual patterns in adolescent Swiss girls: a longitudinal study. Ann Hum Biol.1984;11 :495- 508 ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/118/5/2245
*  Programmes | Project KHEL - taking education beyond the classroom
... to provide inputs for informed decision making while choosing Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) products and to break the ... 63 million adolescent girls live in homes without toilet facilities. *Girls are typically absent for 20% of the school year due ... Educating young girls and women about menstruation, flow management and related practices ... Following are some of the facts mentioned by Dasra in their report, 'Spot on! Improving Menstrual Health and Hygiene in India ...
  http://www.projectkhel.org/programmes/
*  Menstrual pain legal definition of Menstrual pain
What is Menstrual pain? Meaning of Menstrual pain as a legal term. What does Menstrual pain mean in law? ... Definition of Menstrual pain in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... and behavior of adolescent girls in suburban districts of Tehran about dysmenorrhea and menstrual hygiene ... The products use heat therapy to relieve minor arthritis, muscle, joint and menstrual pain.. F&G sells ThermaCare Heatwrap line ...
  http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Menstrual+pain
*  Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protection -...
More than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to ... Poor access to hygienic menstrual protection leads to dropouts. As many as 63 million adolescent Indian girls live in homes ... Funds for menstrual hygiene underutilised. The scheme for promotion of menstrual hygiene is being implemented under National ... that generate employment for 12-14 women directly and involve another 30-40 women to create demand and distribute the product. ...
  https://www.firstpost.com/india/padman-aims-to-deal-with-menstruation-taboo-but-over-50-young-women-in-rural-india-use-unhygienic-methods-of-protection-4344645.html
*  Award-Winning CSR Projects Are Making Access to Healthcare a Reality!
It linked women from the vulnerable social sections to health services, and educated adolescent girls about menstrual hygiene. ... Godrej Consumer Products Limited. Started in December 2015, it targeted the tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh. It reaches nine ... Stopping open defecation made women feel safe from antisocial elements, snake bites and rape. Installation of girls' toilets ... 1,765 women got screened for breast cancer, where 10.4 % were diagnosed positive and treated. 2830 women received antenatal ...
  https://www.thebetterindia.com/110267/csr-health-impact-awards-2017-healthcare/
*  Menstrual taboo - Wikipedia
Feminists such as Chella Quint have spoken against the use of shaming in advertising for feminine hygiene products. She created ... menstrual rituals are experienced by women as protective and empowering, offering women a space set apart from the male gaze ... Studies in the early 1980s showed that nearly all girls in the United States believed that girls should not talk about ... adults and adolescents believed that it is socially unacceptable to discuss menstruation, especially in mixed company. Many ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstrual_taboo
*  Start Thinking Peepoo
During their menstrual periods, adolescent girls are often forced to be absent from school due to the lack of privacy to take ... Women, adolescent girls and children are the most vulnerable group suffering from lack of basic sanitation in several ways. One ... By offering a choice, developing and marketing an extremely low-cost product, innovation can create demand among the poor. ... Compact in size and weighing 10 grams, Peepoo is designed to provide maximum hygiene and convenience using minimum material. ...
  http://www.peepoople.com/peepoo/start-thinking-peepoo/
*  10 Problems. 10 Solutions. 10 Awards. Classy.
... and hygiene is a constant challenge for many of these women and girls," she says. One of the challenges women face is the shame ... "Eighteen percent of women and girls in Rwanda missed out on work or school because they could not afford to buy menstrual pads ... that some young women are victims of sexual predation or are forced into prostitution to fund feminine hygiene products so they ... "In the last decade HIV related deaths have decreased for every age group except adolescents," she says. There is a gap in the ...
  https://www.forbes.com/sites/devinthorpe/2017/08/24/10-problems-10-solutions-10-awards-classy/
*  Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
... hygiene practices, personal care products, exposures to pets, and current medications. In many cases, the physical exam can be ... In general, asymptomatic women do not require pelvic exam until Pap smear or screening for sexually transmitted infection is ... A common complaint among young patients (and parents of young girls) is that something looks abnormal on the vulva. It is often ... These are often asymptomatic as they do not completely obstruct menstrual flow. Many are detected due to difficulty with tampon ...
  http://www.thecardiologyadvisor.com/obstetrics-and-gynecology/pediatric-and-adolescent-gynecology/article/616862/
*  Pathophysiology of asthma - Wikipedia
Hormonal changes in adolescent girls and adult women associated with their menstrual cycle can lead to a worsening of asthma. ... The "hygiene hypothesis" postulates that an imbalance in the regulation of these TH cell types in early life leads to a long- ... and products such as oil-based paint. Medications, including aspirin, β-adrenergic antagonists (beta blockers), ibuprofen, and ... Researchers also studied when women were most susceptible to develop asthma. Data indicated that women were at a higher risk of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathophysiology_of_asthma
*  Home Fundraising - WaterAid India
Schools offer a crucial chance for menstrual hygiene programmes to make transformations that will benefit adolescent girls long ... menstrual hygiene products; and management of menstrual waste. The focus of the briefs is to bring to the forefront important ... Women WASH warriors. Stories of women from across India where WaterAid India is working who helped their communities to get ... Give Hygiene ₹850 a month. Your Rs 850 a month is for regular health and hygiene training of health workers in village, to save ...
  http://wateraidindia.in/donate/home-fundraising/
*  Vaginitis - The Clinical Advisor
Avoid douching, use of scented products (soaps, sanitary pads) or other feminine "hygiene" products. Limit use of broad ... Estrogen effect of birth control pills (including increased risk for VVC in some adolescent females); hormonal contraceptive ... Chemical/allergic - inquire about deodorant sprays, douching, type of menstrual pad/tampon used (scented), new soap; type of ... vaginitis also occurs among prepubertal girls. A careful history combined with an external genital examination and microscopic ...
  https://www.clinicaladvisor.com/pediatrics/vaginitis/article/619955/
*  feminine hygiene Archives - Krya
... adolescent girls and women as well as a module targeting educated young women that explores linkages between menstrual products ... If women are willing to use internal products, a menstrual cup is also a great option to explore: they are a very affordable, ... The average woman in the U.S uses between 12,000 to 16,000 disposable menstrual products in her lifetime. ... Our series on reusable menstrual products has received a lot of questions and queries from women wanting to make the switch ...
  http://krya.in/blogk/tag/feminine-hygiene/
*  Home Fundraising One Time Donation - WaterAid India
Schools offer a crucial chance for menstrual hygiene programmes to make transformations that will benefit adolescent girls long ... menstrual hygiene products; and management of menstrual waste. The focus of the briefs is to bring to the forefront important ... Women WASH warriors. Stories of women from across India where WaterAid India is working who helped their communities to get ... Give Hygiene ₹10,000. Your ₹ 10,000 helps us arrange for a hygiene educator and learning material that aids adolescent girls of ...
  http://wateraidindia.in/donate/home-fundraising-one-time-donation/
*  Menstruation - Wikipedia
The Effects of Menstrual Hygiene Management on Rural Women and Girls' Quality of Life in Savannakhet, Laos [Master's thesis] ... Menstrual products (also called "feminine hygiene" products) are made to absorb or catch menstrual blood. A number of different ... "Menstruation in girls and adolescents: using the menstrual cycle as a vital sign". Pediatrics. 118 (5): 2245-50. doi:10.1542/ ... Menstrual cycle Menstrual Hygiene Day Women's Gynecologic Health. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. 2011. p. 94. ISBN 9780763756376 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstruation
*  Beyond menstrual hygiene: addressing vaginal bleeding throughout the life course in low and middle-income countries | BMJ...
Definition of adequate menstrual hygiene management. Women and adolescent girls are using a clean menstrual management material ... sanitary products, basins). Basic essentials required to manage menstrual needs have only recently been characterised (see box ... Mapping the knowledge and understanding of menarche, menstrual hygiene and menstrual health among adolescent girls in low- and ... Menstrual hygiene management among adolescent girls in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2016;6:e010290 ...
  http://gh.bmj.com/content/2/2/e000405
*  Pad Woman - Cloth Free Period for Rural Women by Maya Vishwakarma - Crowdera
Apart from providing women with a hygienic product for their menstrual cycle, this project will also bring in employment for ... Most of the adolescent girls in villages use rags, old clothes, unsanitized cloths and in extreme circumstances newspaper, ... Poor menstrual hygiene is one of the major reasons for the high prevalence of RTIs in the country and contributes significantly ... Apart from providing women with a hygienic product for their menstrual cycle, this project will also bring in employment for ...
  https://gocrowdera.com/IN/individual/sanitary-napkin/Maya-168
*  Livinguard - Equipping textiles with self-disinfecting protection
Adhikari P, Kadel B, Dhungel SI, Mandal A. Knowledge and practice regarding menstrual hygiene in rural adolescent girls of ... 5) Sources: Singh A, Kandpal SD, Roy D. Menstrual hygiene practices and RTI among ever-married women in rural slum. Indian J ... A range of support services enables partners to easily integrate Livinguard technology into new products and rapidly bring them ... 80% of rural women in developing countries5) have no access to sanitary napkins or tampons, which subjects them to health risks ...
  http://www.livinguard.com/wp/