Cora: An Organic-Tampon Subscription Service That Helps Girls in Need

Don’t be fooled by Cora’s sleek designer packaging. The tampon subscription service is more than a good-looking way to deal with “that time of month.” For one…

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BeGirl's Menstrual Undies, Pads Could Help African Girls Stay in School

HELPING GIRLS Although there are plenty of reusable products in the wild, including fabric sanitary napkins or silicone cups, context is key, according to Sierra. “Many reusable…

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"Flo" Lets Girls in Developing Countries Wash, Dry, Carry Reusable Sanitary Pads

GO WITH IT Designed by Mariko Higaki Iwai, Sohyun Kim, and Tatijana Vasily from California’s Art Center College of Design, Flo is a toolkit that helps girls living in poverty to…

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Redesigned Sanitary Pads Prompt Victims of Sex Trafficking to Seek Help

A group of graduate students at the University of Washington have devised a scheme that could provide urgent recourse for female victims of human trafficking—without arousing the…

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Jani: A Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin Made From Invasive Water Hyacinth

The water hyacinth is to Lake Victoria, Kenya what kudzu (“the plant that ate the south”) is to the southeastern United States—an invasive plant with an unbridled appetite…

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