Awards and Acknowledgements

WoMena named as one of the most cost-effective menstrual health organisations in the world

WoMena was named as one of the most cost-effective menstrual health organisations in the world in a new report released by the Kulczyk Foundation, a Polish private family foundation, and Founders Pledge, a community of entrepreneurs committed to finding and funding solutions to global challenges. The report on period poverty – A bloody problem: period poverty, why we need to end it and how to do it – reviewed the current state of funding and solutions to ending period poverty and found that there is no unified approach to data collection, fundraising or implementation of period poverty programmes.

Eight organisations, including WoMena, that were listed as the most cost-effective when it comes to ending period poverty stood out across factors such as a solid theory of change, high quality evidence generation, and organisational strength.

Read more about the report

WoMena receives the POWER, TOGETHER award

The Power of Collaboration! WoMena is thrilled to be among the 21 organizations around the world to receive the Women Leaders Global Forum Power Together award for our contributions to building community and breaking down the stigma of menstruation. We are particularly excited to share the award with our partners AFRIpads (Uganda) Ltd, Menstrual Health Hub, WASH United, and the Case for Her! 

The Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders was launched in November, 2018, in Reykjavík, Iceland, as the Women Leaders Global Forum. The Forum is annually co-hosted by Women Political Leaders (WPL), and the Government and Parliament of Iceland, under the heading Power, Together.

The Forum gathers hundreds of leaders from around the globe, including Presidents and Prime Ministers and other public figures, as well as leaders from business, academia, civil society, arts, media and more who are playing a vital role in their respective fields sharing ideas, insights and experiences.

Read more about the award here


The Danish Association for Public Health Graduates FFSV (Foreningen for Kandidater i Folkesundhedsvidenskab) Prize is awarded annually to a member of the Association who has earned recognition in the field of public health.

It is awarded based on special efforts of the member in work, leisure activities, associations, innovative ideas/inventions or anything else that has helped to put public health on the agenda. Read more here