Research on responding to menstrual hygiene needs of women and girls in disaster settings, in Vanuatu

Downing, Sandra, Benjimen, Sandrine, and Natoli, Lisa (2020) Research on responding to menstrual hygiene needs of women and girls in disaster settings, in Vanuatu. Report. UNSPECIFIED, Townsville.

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Abstract

[Extract] Managing their own menstruation in a safe and dignified manner can be especially challenging for girls and women in low and middle-income countries. Disaster and displacement contexts exacerbate these challenges, which are compounded by discriminatory gender norms, societal taboos, secrecy and embarrassment around menstruation. There is increasing global recognition of the importance of addressing women’s menstrual hygiene needs in these contexts

Item ID: 68839
Item Type: Report (Report)
Funders: Australian Red Cross, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), James Cook University (JCU)
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2021 02:03
FoR Codes: 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420699 Public health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2099 Other health > 209999 Other health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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