Developing Countries: Disability

Department for International Development written question – answered on 14th November 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Grey-Thompson Baroness Grey-Thompson Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will include investment in menstrual hygiene management.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Department for International Development

The UK is committed to enabling all girls, women and people who menstruate to manage their periods safely, hygienically and with dignity, allowing them to stay in school and fully participate in society. DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will look at how its investments in menstrual hygiene management can be more disability inclusive.

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