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CUSHIE / Wash Bag for Sanitary Pad


Females in poverty have been suffering Period Stigma. Washing and air-drying their sanitary pads in public would draw insult and harassment from males. So they have to wash their pads furtively and hide them under the bed to air-dry, resulted in inadequate sanitizing which can cause vaginal infection after use. With Cushie, females can wash and air-dry the bag together with the pads inside in public without concerns as people won’t notice the pads inside. The small emboss on the inside layer surfaces can help wash the pads thoroughly. Therefore, females can wash and dry their pads more frequently and have a healthier menstrual habit.


University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, United States

Xin Li,
University of Pennsylvania

Yunbo Xie,
University of Pennsylvania