Paid Menstrual Leave in New Jersey
Women may no longer need to suffer in silence.(PeopleImages/iStock) It probably wouldn’t shock you to learn that paid menstrual leave is something that most women aren’t aware of. It is very much a thing, and it’s about to become a pretty big thing.
Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner-First person to make sanitary pads
Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner (17 May 1912 - 13- January 2006) was an African-American inventor known for promoting the artificial sanitary belt, but due to racism, her patent for this invention was withheld for more than three decades. . Kenner was born on May 17, 1912, in Monroe, North Carolina to a family of black founders. She and her sisters Mildred Davidson and Austin Smith were born in Charlotte, South Carolina, four years before their young founder who sold board games, and Sidney's son Nathaniel Davidson, who approved several products during his lifetime including stretchers and mobile ambulances.