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Menstrual health is “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in relation to the menstrual cycle.”

Learn about how "Menstrual Health" was officially defined to better represent menstruators worldwide.

MH Day to break stigmas and taboos, educate, raise awareness of challenges and mobilize funding for menstrual health worldwide. 

At Days for Girls we commit to supporting local leaders as they create sustainable solutions for menstrual health in their communities and countries. This includes our country Programs staff, Social Entrepreneurs, and local MH champions - that's you! DfGI will use MH Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of local leadership in solutions that stand the test of time.

Join us every year on the official date May 28th, or support us all year long!

Menstrual Health Day

Amplify the Movement

Share to Friends

Social media platforms allow you to repost and amplify content that you want to share with friends and family.


Share menstrual health advocacy content by:

  • ​Clicking "Share" on Facebook.

  • Clicking the paper plane icon on Instagram and selecting "add post to your story".

  • Clicking "Retweet" or "Quote Tweet" on Twitter.

Use the Hashtags

Hashtags help us stay connected to the movement! Sharing with hashtags will help your friends and family explore the movement and find similar content.

Use and follow these hashtags to stay engaged with the movement:

  • #MHDay2023

  • #MenstruationMatters

  • #MenstrualHealth

Tag Accounts

Tag the official accounts to have your posts recognized and even shared! By tagging these accounts, your audience will be directed to the sources of menstrual health advocacy.

Tag these official accounts:

  • @daysforgirlscanada (Instagram)

  • @daysforgirlsca1 (Twitter)

  • @MHDay28May (Twitter)

  • @washunited (Twitter and Instagram)

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We Are Committed

to creating sustainable solutions at scale to end period poverty for good.

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We will partner with an organization in our community to distribute DfG Kits or Hybrid Kits.

We are committed to working toward menstrual equity in our community. 

We will contact our state or provincial  representatives to let them know it is important to us that schools in our state provide period products to students for free.

We will use a portion of the funds we raise to sponsor Kits from an Enterprise and support local leaders and local solutions.

We will reach out to at least one organization or group in our local community and speak to them to raise awareness about menstrual inequity.

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