In Standards We Trust – Building the case for international standards for menstrual products


Menstrual Hygiene

This research article was authored by Milena Bacalja Perianes, Mariana de la Roche, Danielle Keiser, and Nikki van de Veerdonk. It was originally published on Menstrual Health Hub.


This report sets out to inform and influence the ongoing process to establish unified standards around menstrual products, worldwide. Ensuring that menstruators have access to affordable, accessible and appropriate solutions that meet their MH needs can ensure they have greater freedom to engage in social, economic and educational opportunities. A comprehensive analysis of shared perspectives reveals that menstrual health (MH) businesses are by and large regulating themselves and creating their own systems of quality assurance in the absence of international standards.

Read the full report here.

Read the blog release by Madami here.

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