Menstrual Hygiene Management - the Impact on Girls' Education

In many parts of the world, especially in Africa and Asia, the education of girls is limited and even curtailed by cultural and social inhibitions surrounding menstruation. This is a massively important issue but, because of sensitivities about what can be mentioned in polite society, it is very often ignored, blighting the lives of thousands of young women and thwarting the development of whole countries. The CEC has brought together four experts in the field, all of whom have practical experience of alleviating the problem through practical action. 

This discussion will be a major opportunity to hear about one of the most vital matters affecting the education of young women, and possible solutions through collaboration. All are welcome.

  • Dr Nick Maurice OBE, Trust Agency for Rural Development, The Gambia 
  • Elizabeth Nyothach, Kenya Medical Research Institute,  Kenya
  • Dr Penelope Phillips-Howard, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Mandu Reid, The Cup Effect, UK
  • Chair: Alastair Niven LVO, OBE 
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