Menstruation is a natural part of life, but it has long been and continues to be stigmatized. For many women, there’s nothing worse than a noticeable leak during their period. But alongside the stigma-fueled embarrassment and shame, problems like lack of access to feminine hygiene products remain prevalent, especially in the developing world. Some girls in Uganda, for example, miss roughly 11% of their academic year because of their periods, according to a report on menstrual management. (Natascha Noman)
I find this an awesome invention. I hope it will improve many girls’ and women’s lives, especially in the developing world!
Read more about the ‘magic’ THINX underwear and how it works here or watch the whole story of the three feminist geniuses’ invention: