Aunt Flow

Toilet paper is offered for free, why aren't tampons?

Claire Coder


Location / Year Founded / Industry:

Ohio / 2018 / Feminine Hygiene

What is Aunt Flow?

Free-vend tampon and pad dispensing system with 100% organic menstrual products being made available at sports stadiums, Fortune 500 companies, and schools and universities.

Why it matters:

The average menstruator spends upwards of $5,000 in their lifetimes on period products.

Why you should care:

Period products like pads and tampons are a basic and constant necessity – equivalent to toilet paper. Yet, it is treated as a luxury that is often stigmatized and ignored instead of a fundamental human right. It is estimated that over 1.8 billion people menstruate monthly, but out of this number, only 500 million have access to period products.

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