• the problem

  • change the world

  • your power

  • sign the manifesto

67 million girls in Africa alone
and millions more around the world

are without basic sanitary needs

the POWER of the PURCHASE

For every pair of THINX you buy, you help one girl in the developing world stay in school by providing her with seven washable, reusable cloth pads.

  • FUNDS
  • FUNDS
which ALLOWS WOMEN to…

We believe in empowering women around the world to become productive members of society. That’s why THINX has teamed up with AFRIpads in Uganda to hire local women to produce and manufacture washable, reusable cloth pads. AFRIpads creates more local jobs, giving local women the ability to

go back to work, as well as stay in school. Our mission is to help create a sustainable ecosystem for women around the globe. This is the power of your purchase!

Change the WORLD, ONE PAIR at a TIME.
  • 48-84

    days

    average number of days missed by a girl in the developing world because of her period

  • 90%

    of a girl’s income that goes to her family/community VS 20-25% of a male’s income

  • 84%

    of girls

    of girls leave school early – that’s 10 Billion in lost earning potential that could have helped in elevating these communities out of extreme poverty (from TheGirlEffect.org)

  • 1 of 7

    girls

    in the developing world who will be married off and possibly pregnant before the age of 15

  • 423

    million

    WORLDWIDE suffer from urinary incontinence, or 21.6% of the planet deals with this issue.

  • 3

    days

    make it to school beyond the age of 11 years old in Sub Saharan Africa

CONFESSIONS OF AN UNDERWEAR ACTIVIST

TEDx TALK

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I am part of a solution to help girls stay in school so they can get the education they deserve.

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