Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) –  a matter of debate?

Sri Lanka Water Partnership ( SLWP) has been promoting Menstrual Hygiene Management ( MHM) as part of its school WASH programs in Central Province since 2014.  A relatively unknown “Cinderella Issue” , MHM was suddenly made a highly contentious discussion point in the  national arena when it was taken up by a Presidential candidate at the recently concluded  2019 Presidential campaign.

The issue drew both positive and negative comments , cartoons and memes ; but what is  not mentioned by many is the importance of MHM as an interlocking area for the SDGs 3 , 5 and 6. In view of the interest  the  following lists some of the articles on MHM

 

Ceylon Today 10/11/2019 

The Sunday Observer 10/11/2019