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2017-07-17

A new sanitary pad that can change lives in developing countries

In many cultures menstruation is considered something dirty, and is a taboo subject that puts women of childbearing age in a difficult situation. The researchers, Karin Högberg and Lena Berglin, at the Swedish School of Textiles and the University of Borås, are currently developing a reusable and quick-drying sanitary pad that could change...

A brand new and seemingly revolutionary prototype has seen the light of day. It has been developed during a project involving the Swedish School of Textiles and the University of Borås, and is called SpacerPAD. It is a sanitary pad made from new quick-drying, recyclable and reusable materials and intended for women in developing countries.