Attitudes towards, and acceptability of, menstrual cups as a method for managing menstruation: Experiences of women and schoolgirls in Nairobi, Kenya
Policy Brief No. 21


Published in: 2010

Publisher:
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Nairobi, Kenya

Author:
APHRC



Content - Summary

This policy brief highlights key findings from a feasibility study on the menstrual cup as a method for managing menstrual flow among adolescent
girls and women in Nairobi, Kenya.
The findings provide insights into their attitudes towards the menstrual cup prior to use, their acceptability and experiences of using the menstrual cup. It aims at providing evidence for better understanding of the menstrual cup as a method of managing menstrual flow, and whether it is an appropriate and acceptable method among adolescent girls and women in Kenya. This evidence aims at encouraging the formulation and implementation of policies and programs aimed at improving access to reproductive health services and technologies.


Bibliographic information

APHRC (2010). Attitudes towards, and acceptability of, menstrual cups as a method for managing menstruation: Experiences of women and schoolgirls in Nairobi, Kenya - Policy Brief No. 21. The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Nairobi, Kenya


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