Study calls for less shame and secrecy around menstruation in global conflict areas

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A new study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) found that girls and women in emergency contexts have inadequate access to safe and private facilities and supplies for menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and are provided with insufficient guidance by response teams on the…

Moreover, many staff have a limited understanding of what an improved response should entail, and…

EurekAlert 2b logo LLLLLLThe study, published in the journal Conflict and Health, is one of the…

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