Billions of people around the world experience a menstrual cycle. Meeting their menstrual needs is essential for achieving health and gender equality.
A growing body of activists and actors are rising to the challenge and have brought visibility to this long-marginalized topic. However, large-scale investment and coordination across sectors is needed to ensure menstrual health for all.
To provide a common language and unite efforts to support the breadth of menstrual needs, a collaboration of experts have now defined menstrual health.