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The Intersections between Contraception and Menstrual Health: An Annotated Bibliography

April 2021 — The fields of menstrual health and reproductive health have multiple linkages that have often gone unexplored. The menstrual hygiene management field has mainly been led by the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and education sectors but has not been fully integrated within the reproductive health sector.

This annotated bibliography presents sources of evidence on the potential linkages between menstrual and reproductive health. It can be used to advocate for the inclusion of menstrual health within an expanded definition of reproductive health.