Glossary


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mainstreaming

ensuring that an issue or topic is always at the centre (in the mainstream) of consideration and not left to one side or ignored (1)


marginalised group

people who, in the opinion of others, are considered to be insignificant or not important, and as a result are confined to the outer limits (or margins) of society (1)


meaningful participation

participation in which everyone involved actively contributes to all stages of a project and doesn’t just receive information about it (5)


menstrual hygiene management

systems that enable women and girls to have access to private facilities for the disposal and/or washing of materials used to absorb menstrual blood, and access to facilities for washing themselves (3)



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