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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