Category Archives: Sexual Empowerment

Moondays – A Red Tent Where Women Honor their Cycle

Red Tent Products & Services to Honor a Woman's Menstrual Cycle

Women around the world have often been stigmatized when they are on their menstrual cycle.

Menstrual Empowerment for Women!

This innovative company is hoping to create a chain of spa based outlets that honor a woman's cycle in the 'red tent' tradition.

This ideas supports women’s empowerment for a few reasons:

  • 1. when women honor their cycle in this way, they empower themselves and women worldwide, setting a precedent that this is valid and important
  • 2. there will be workshops and classes, specifically designed for women’s empowerment on the premises
  • 3. when women join together with other women, it amplifies women’s power
  • 4. a portion of profits and fundraisers will go towards non-profits helping women local and globally.

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Goddess House Community for Single Mothers

Goddess House: A Community Based Business Solution

The way it is: Single mothers are one of the most neglected family units. Many are on some form of welfare. They often find it difficult to move on from the welfare cycle.

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Welfare brings benefits in that allows a woman to raise her child without having to depend on the support (and control) of her family. On the other hand, welfare does not really allow a mother to have a life. It is just enough to live but not LIVE!

All over the world, single mothers deal with various struggles. And because of traditional cultures, as well as time and monetary constraints, it is very hard to develop a loving relationship with anyone while you have children to take care of.

Many males find it challenging to date single mothers because, with children, they have too much 'baggage' to deal with from the onset. According to Woman Knows, if a single mother has children, her chances of remarrying decrease. Continue reading Goddess House Community for Single Mothers

Sex Positive Birth Control for Women

1) Name of Company or Idea: EcoSensual Natural & Sex-Positive Birth Control

2) Gender of Owner(s): Male

Sensual Contraception for women3) What is the Product/Service: Sex positive birth control for women. This membership-based site offers a sexy and unique way to use the Standard Days Calendar Method of birth control that allows women to have a more pleasurable love life while using less artificial birth control products.

Ecosensual Natural Birth Control is a Sensual Enterprise project. It is an example of where we try to establish an economic model that is in alignment with our ideals.

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THC Tampons for Menstrual Cramps!

Menstrual relief for women
A new way to 'enjoy' menstruation!

Marijuana & Menstruation! 'That time of the month'. For some women, this can be very stressful because of the cramps and pain that often accompany a menstrual cycle.

THC Tampons are a perfect example of a pleasure form of female empowerment. The Hearty Soul, company has created an eco-friendly marijuana based tampon that replaces menstrual cramps with menstrual pleasure!

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Anti-Rape Products – Female Condom

South African doctor invents female condoms with 'teeth' to fight rape

Anti-Rape Condom with Teeth!
Anti-Rape Condom with Teeth!

1) Name of Company or Idea: 

2) Gender of Owner(s): Female

3) What is the Product/Service: 

4) How does it promote female empowerment or gender equality: 

5) Is it profitable or not?: 

6) Web Address & Physical Location if applicable: http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/africa/06/20/south.africa.female.condom/

7) Which Pillars of Feminist Enterprise does this anti rape product address? Physical Empowerment, Sexual Empowerment

8) Related Product: Anti Rape Jeans

9) Rape Kit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rape_kit

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Plan 9 Burlesque

1) Name of Company or Idea: Plan 9 Burlesque

2) Female or Male owned (either is okay!): Female owned - Alexis Meuche

Female Sexual Empowerment through Performance Art
Female Sexual Empowerment through Performance Art

3) What is the Product/Service: They are a burlesque company that puts on themed cabaret show once a month for 9 months of the year.

4) How does it promote female empowerment or gender equality: They employ both female and male performers of all body types and believe that all people can be sexy and beautiful.

Everyone who comes to the shows is also given a rundown before the show begins about what is appropriate behavior and how to be a respectful audience member so that everyone feels comfortable and enjoys the show. Continue reading Plan 9 Burlesque

How Menstrual Cups Are Changing Lives in East Africa

Huffington Post Online article entitled How Menstrual Cups Are Changing Lives in East Africa.

It is a fantastic idea. A cheap, easy to use device that vastly improves women's health and ability to work and get an education.

Menstrual Cup for Female Empowerment
Menstrual Cup

This project is a great example of a feminist enterprise that addresses several areas of women's empowerment:

Reproductive Empowerment: The use of menstrual cups reduces the risk of infections in a woman's reproductive system which has the potential cause reproductive complications and affects a woman's overall health.

Intellectual Empowerment: By not having to miss school when they are menstruating, young women in East Africa now have fewer obstacles to completing their education.

Environmental Empowerment: Reusable menstrual cups are less polluting than disposable products that also cost more.

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