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Nepal’s Menstrual Movement

MHMPA works on public awareness/education, policy advocacy, innovation and research around dignified menstruation and menstrual health and hygiene in Nepal.

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  • Virtual Celebration of Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021
  • Members Meeting
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  • Ministry of Women and Children announced 12 points declaration on MHM
  • Ms Keki Adhikari (Cine Star)nominated as MHM Goodwill Ambassador
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  • Curriculum Development Centre under Ministry of Education revised school curriculum from grade 4 to 12 to include menstruation
  • Ministry of Education introduced ‘Sanitary Pad Distribution and Management Procedure’
  • Ms Priyanka Karki (cine star) nominated as MHM Goodwill Ambassador
  • 24 local government of Province 6 and 7 enforced ‘Dignified Menstruation Management Directives’
  • President announced in her policy and plans in the parliament to distribute pads free of cost in all the public schools
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  • Ms Evana Manandhar (Miss Nepal World 2015) nominated as MHM Goodwill Ambassador
  • National consultative workshop on MenstruAction in Kathmandu, 500 people participated, GIZ/MHM PA
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  • Draft National Policy on Dignified Menstruation/MOWSS/WSSCC
  • Mega event on international MHM day, hosted by four ministries- water, women and children, education and health/MHM PA
  • 7 Point joint declaration by four ministries- Education, Health, WASH and Women and Children on MHM
  • MHM in curriculum reference book launched as part of the Dang declaration
  • Regional Workshop on policy advocacy on MHM' in Dang district- in Dang /Swiss Consortium
  • 15 points Dang declaration on MHM
  • National Policy Consultation Workshop on MHM/Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS
  • International Master Training of Trainers on MHM. A total of 45 people (39% female) were trained as MHM activists; Ministry of WASH/WSSCC
  • Establishment of National level MHM Partners Alliance (MHM PA); a common platform where most of the organization working on MHM issue have been affiliated; started with 20 members
  • Workshop of development of school curriculum related with MHM, hosted by Ministry of women and children/MHM PA
  • Establishment of National level MHM Partners Alliance (MHM PA); a common platform where most of the organization working on MHM issue have been affiliated; started with 20 members
  • MHM training package guidelines endorsed by government, WaterAid/NFCC
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Chhaupadi Elimination Guidelines enforced by the Government

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MHM in curriculum reference book launched as part of the Dang declaration

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Supreme Court ordered to develop an act to eliminate Chhaupadi system