Menstrual product social ventures have disrupted the market by addressing stigma and taboos, a strategy holding insights for other industries. A study analyzing 90 social enterprises in menstrual products highlights their purpose-driven approach, challenging norms through explicit communication and normalizing discussions on menstruation. Corporate leaders can learn to address taboo issues, promote inclusivity, engage in social entrepreneurship, and integrate stigma-debunking into their CSR for societal impact and innovation.


  • Maria Carmen Punzi
    Role: PhD Candidate
    Reference type: Referenced

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  • Forbes (Online)