This year for Menstrual Hygiene Day, Dasra in collaboration with Menstrual Health Alliance India (MHAI) partners (Development Solutions, WASH United, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, WaterAid India and Zariya) held a one day consultation entitled, Pushing the Boundaries on the MHM Dialogue’18 | Informing Action for Scale on 31st May 2018 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.
Sikun Relief Foundation presented preliminary results from their survey on MHM during Emergencies and spoke about the current scenario in Assam during floods. Founder Mayuri Bhattacharjee was invited to be a panelist on this session along with Shalini Khanna(National Association for the Blind India), Prof. Jayanti Pujari (Amity Institute of Rehabilitation and Dinesh Menaria(The Hans Foundation). The session was facilitated by Kamini Prakash from WSSCC.
With over 150 participants from various organizations working on menstrual hygiene management in India, the day long consultation brought to the forefront knowledge, networking and a multi-stakeholder engagement comprising of expert panel sessions, an MHM Lab and a MHM Café .