Our mission is to have honest and inspiring conversation about menstruation so that we can motivate period positivity- and change the world one conversation and one cup at a time. Yesterday, Heli (@HeliK_Lunette ) CEO of Lunette spoke at the UN general assembly in the crucial discussion of “The role of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Economic Empowerment of Women.”“When women and girls are freed from adversities and issues, that come as a result of being on their period, then they can unleash their true empowerment. Unfortunately there are many in the world who are still facing these...

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Lunette CEO, Heli Kurjanen, spoke at UN general assembly
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Can you imagine being discriminated against, even experiencing violence, simply because you're on your period? Sadly, this is still happening in many different parts of the world: women and girls faced with adversity related to their menstrual hygiene. Picture yourself having to deal with this: - Missing school or work each month because you're on your period. Even being forced to sit still at home and bleed! - Stressing out about over-using pads or not having enough underwear. - Having to use unsanitary materials like cloth, tissue, OR pieces of mattresses because you have zero access to personal care products....

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A Period Product that Makes Education Possible
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It feels great to give back, right? As a savvy woman, with the world at her fingertips, it’s important to stay up to speed on what’s happening to girls across the globe who may not have it so easy. We’ve got to ban together for change! Since the beginning of Lunette, our founder Heli has made charity work a big focus of our mission. Some of our first projects were with World Vision (2010) and Kate Brooks (2012), where we donated Lunette cups to local women in Kenya and educated them on health issues. Why is this important? The most...

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Providing Aide to Menstruating Girls In Need
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We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The CUP Foundation. Together, Lunette and The CUP team are on a mission to get menstrual cups in the hands of girls in Kenya and India. To find out how you can help The CUP Foundation and Lunette cup make periods healthier and safer check out TheCup.Org's "Take Action" link here.   Team Lunette and TheCup.org are on a mission to get menstrual cups in the hands of girls in Kenya and India. TheCup.org focuses on the rights and needs of menstrual care, medical assistance and education for adolescent girls. To ensure...

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Lunette Cup and The CUP On A Mission For Change
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