Menstruation is a taboo all over the world, but the problems are especially severe in India and the cup can be a huge part of the solution.
We are planning to start up in India during 2015 with a CUP program especially designed for the Indian context.
70.9% of girls in India had no idea what was happening to them when they started their first period.
23% of Indian girls drop out of school after reaching puberty.
Only 12% of India’s 355 million menstruating women use sanitary napkins.
23% of Indian girls drop out of school when they reach puberty. (WSSCC, 2013)