The All-in-One Menstrual Hygiene Kit

Ninety percent of girls and women use reusable pads or rags. If improperly cleaned or left damp, they are at risk of contracting reproductive infections and illnesses. Flo is a hygiene kit that allows girls to wash, dry and carry reusable sanitary pads.

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Innovation Allows Indian Women to ‘Make Their Own’ Pads

  Arunachalam Muruganantham, a married man from India, has invented a machine that allows women to make their own menstrual pads from raw materials. The drive behind this invention came when he realized that his wife needed to purchase pads every month, but could not afford to do so and instead was forced to reuse a “soiled rag”. In fact, …

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