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As part of our Essentials Initiative, we aim to increase hygiene standards globally by creating awareness around significant hygiene and health events.

These events not only bring awareness to our hygiene initiatives, but also, provide opportunities for the collaboration of hygiene experts with men, women and children from all walks of life, to improve everyday hygiene and health.


Lipedema Awareness

During Lipedema Awareness Month, we support the mission to raise awareness of lipedema by creating a healthier and more open conversation around the disease and female self-image.

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World Continence Week

Through sparking discussions and innovation, improved continence care can reduce the caregiver’s burden and re-establish affected individuals as active members of society.

Cover of the #PainStories Campaign

Menstrual Hygiene Day

We want to break down the taboos and stereotypes surrounding menstruation by removing the menstruation stigmas and replacing advocacy with action.

Tork VR Clean Hands Training

World Hand Hygiene Day

As global experts in professional hygiene, we want to support workers on the front line with information on how to minimize contagion by maintaining proper hygiene practices in the workplace.


World Lymphedema Day

On World Lymphedema Day, we support the mission to make Lymphedema a global priority. This is our opportunity to educate the world about the extent of the global "lymphedemic."

Collage of Essity Employees

International Women's Day

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women's rights.


Global Handwashing Day

An initiative which focused on the importance of hand hygiene and its impact and consequences


Antimicrobial Awareness Week

Advancing the fight against wound infections