June 2017

A Forum on Menstrual Hygiene

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), in partnership with the University of the Philippines Manila College of Arts and Sciences and other agencies held a forum on Menstrual Hygiene on May 26 at the UP Manila Theatre. It was part of the Philippine’s initiative to support the International Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28. The forum aimed to contribute in breaking the myths and misconceptions on menstruation; spread awareness about good menstrual hygiene; and highlight the effects of having a good menstrual hygiene in women and girls’ health and education.