WASH & Health Practitioners: MHM Training Manual
This manual was developed to sensitize WASH and health practitioners to the various issues associated with menstrual hygiene management, equipping professionals with important information, skills and tools.
This manual was developed to sensitise WASH and health practitioners to the various issues associated with menstrual hygiene management. It equips professionals with important information, skills and tools for communicating with a variety of stakeholders, which can help them to promote menstrual management practices in their communities. By guiding participants through the step-by-step learning process in this manual, they develop a thorough understanding of: current practices, myths and taboos around menstruation; the biological process of menstruation; hygienic management of menstruation; safe disposal practices. It is divided into eight sessions which also provide the road-map for structuring, organizing and delivering a comprehensive menstrual hygiene workshop: 1) Breaking the Silence 2) The Biology of Menstruation 3) Menstrual Hygiene Management 4) Menstrual Hygiene Management During Emergencies 5) Menstrual Hygiene Management for the Disabled 6) Environmentally Friendly Disposal Options 7) Essential Soft Skills 8) FAQs