Policy

About:

The purpose of this charter is to establish a National Menstrual Hygiene Steering Committee that will be
responsible for effective co-ordination of MHM policies and programmes.

Country

Uganda

Region

Organisation Location

Federal

Date of Introduction

On-going

Status of Policy

Specific Person/s

Margaret Kasiko, Minister of Education and Sports

Description

The purpose of this charter is to: 1. Establish a National Menstrual Hygiene Steering Committee that will be
responsible for effective co-ordination of MHM policies and programmes. This Committee will comprise the Ministries of Health, Water and Environment,Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Gender, Labour and Social Development and Non-State Actors.
2. Design and promote construction of innovative MHM facilities that cater to the needs of girls and women, and in particular, girls and women with disabilities including the disposal of sanitary materials in institutions.