Menstrual Hygiene Management: Behaviour and Practices in Kye-Ossi and Bamoungoum, Cameroon

Organization(s): UN WOMEN, Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)
Regions: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon
Year: 2015
Language: English, French
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This report examines a range of issues, from women and girls lack of access to sanitation and hygiene services to their strategies for dealing with menstrual hygiene management while playing their roles in families, communities, at work, at school, etc. The study also addresses the impact of perpetrated beliefs and restrictions they are sometimes submitted to in these two regions of Cameroon.


Cette étude est la troisième d’une série lancée par le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC) et ONU Femmes dans le cadre du programme conjoint « Genre, Hygiène et Assainissement » mené en Afrique de l’ouest et du centre. Elle s’est intéressée à la gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle chez les femmes et les filles au Cameroun.

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