Cambodia

Core MHM in WinS Information

The Kingdom of Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) supported the project throughout the process. The ministry approved the puberty book as supplementary educational material and an official letter is included in each book.

Grow and Know – an international NGO, developed a puberty book to provide Cambodian girls with culturally relevant, pragmatic guidance to manage menstruation in the school environment. UNICEF, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Save the Children and Room to Read, distributed the books.

Grow and Know, an international NGO, developed a puberty book to provide Cambodian girls with culturally relevant, pragmatic guidance to manage menstruation in the school environment.  UNICEF, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Save the Children and Room to Read, distributed the books.

Cambodia MHM

 

Publications on MHM in WinS programs

  • Connolly, S. and M. Sommer, ‘Cambodian girls’ recommendations for facilitating menstrual hygiene management in school’, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 2013, 3(4): 612-622.
  • Sommer M., N. Ackatia-Armah, S. Connolly and D. Smiles, D., ‘A comparison of the menstruation and education experiences of girls in Tanzania, Ghana, Cambodia and Ethiopia’, Compare, In Press (Published online January 24, 2014).
  • WASH in Schools Empowers Girls’ Education – Proceedings of the Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools Virtual Conference 2013


References and Organizations Involved in Compiling this Overview



The overview was compiled based on information from WASH in Schools Empowers Girls’ Education - Proceedings of the Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools Virtual Conference 2013.