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Menstrual Health and COVID-19

Menstrual Health and COVID-19

Words By Rugare Shalom Zimunya The year is 2020 and there is a global pandemic that is claiming thousands of lives. This has impacted the personal decision making of people across the globe. In recent weeks, we have witnes...

WASH and MHM

WASH and MHM

Words by Patricia Kajumba Exploring the links between Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Menstrual Hygiene Management is a key aspect that we need to continuously look into as we make our Sexual and Reproductive Health Righ...

A critical look at Human Rights Day in South Africa

A critical look at Human Rights Day in South Africa

Words by Busisiwe Diko Celebrating Human Rights Day is not enough to make amends for the evils which led to it, it only makes a difference when we recall how this came to be. Let's not forget that Human Rights Day came abo...

DEMYSTIFY MENSTRUAL HEALTH WITH JAMES S NAMALIRA

DEMYSTIFY MENSTRUAL HEALTH WITH JAMES S NAMALIRA

Have you ever thought how menstruation became a taboo? Is it because of the blood or the secrecy that was attached to it? Or because it only happens to women? In my culture menstruation has been treated as a women's issue,...

Putting the men into menstruation

Putting the men into menstruation

Words Thabisani Ncube Menstrual hygiene challenges are rooted in gender inequality as such the role of men and boys in community menstrual hygiene health rights and management needs to be emphasized. One of the unde...

Communities Making the Difference

Communities Making the Difference

Precious Shongwe In my context or world, 'community' would mean girls and women living with HIV coming together as a powerful force taking the lead in ensuring the end of AIDS by 2030. A lot has been done globally, regi...