The Unmentionables Joins Forces with ThirdLove
Austin, TX, September 25, 2018: Sexual and reproductive health non-profit The Unmentionables is thrilled to announce that it is partnering with innovative bra company ThirdLove. Through this cooperation, thousands of forcibly displaced women will have access to high-quality bras that not only provide comfort, but also protection.
The Unmentionables provides forcibly displaced individuals and communities with safe and consistent access to sexual and reproductive health education, services and products. Intimate health products are consistently underprovided in migration crises, and lack of access to bras, in particular, can draw unwanted attention to refugee women, putting them at a higher risk of experiencing sexual harassment or assault.
“It has been clear from Day 1 that supporting women and girls around the world is a lived commitment for ThirdLove, and their incredible generosity will allow us to ensure displaced women and girls’ right to human dignity is protected and upheld,” says The Unmentionables Co-founder and CEO Kaleigh Heard.
To deepen the partnership, ThirdLove’s Co-founder and CEO, Heidi Zak, has recently joined The Unmentionables’ Board of Directors. “I am thrilled to welcome Heidi to The Unmentionables’ Board of Directors and to work with a leader so deeply committed to supporting women and girls in reaching their full potential,” continues Heard.
“I admire and commend The Unmentionables for all that they’ve done for women and men around the world,” Zak says. “I’m extremely proud to be working alongside the organization’s founder Kaleigh Heard, and am humbled to be able to help continue providing these essential necessities to vulnerable communities.”
More than 10 million women have used ThirdLove’s innovative Fit FinderTM to find a bra that best fits her body and helps give her the confidence she deserves. With over 250 employees and a female-led executive team, ThirdLove has been called the fastest growing underwear brand in America and the most disruptive company in the lingerie space. Its introduction of half-cup sizes and expansion into larger bras make it the most size inclusive brand in the industry. By leveraging proprietary data and using real women’s measurements in their design process, ThirdLove is able to consider the unique needs of diverse body sizes and shapes and deliver on its mission to create bras that fit real women. To learn more, visit www.thirdlove.com.
About The Unmentionables
The Unmentionables is a non-profit organization committed to providing forcibly displaced individuals and communities around the world with safe and consistent access to sexual and reproductive health education, services, protection and empowerment programs, providing them the knowledge, tools, and skills to make well-informed decisions for their futures. Since 2016, The Unmentionables has reached 55,626 people through its work, providing 158,334 intimate health products and 288 education sessions.
The Unmentionables is a USA tax-exempt charity designated as a 501(c)(3) organization and registered charity in Canada. Find more information about The Unmentionables on the organization’s website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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