vagina museum has launched a £30,000 crowdfunding campaign as it seeks its next permanent location in the capital.
It bills itself as the world’s first brick-and-mortar museum dedicated to the vagina, vulva, and female anatomy. . surrender one’s current property.
Everything you need to know is here.
Why is the Vagina Museum crowdfunding for a new location?
of museum Started as a pop-up in 2017 and secured its first physical location camden Market in 2019 after the first crowdfunding campaign. However, in 2021, the museum’s lease ended, and he spent six months without facilities. I took my space on Bethnal Green from March 2022, but had to close the doors in February 2023 after receiving notice to move out.
of vagina museum said: We welcomed her over 40,000 visitors and received a lot of love and positive feedback. While at Bethnal Green, we once again showed how much the world needs and wants a vagina museum.
“It’s been another time of uncertainty, but we’ve been through this so far and we’re stronger than ever. With a community like you supporting us, , I’m sure we can get through this too.”
The museum said it now aims to find and move new London We aim to raise £30,000 to help with storage, moving, refurbishment and consulting costs.
Why does the Vagina Museum exist?
The Vagina Museum aims to end the stigma and stigma associated with the vagina and vulva.
About 65% of women aged 16-25 say they have trouble using the words vagina or vulva.
This embarrassment of talking about gynecological anatomy can literally lead to death: almost a third of women aged 16-35 go to the doctor with gynecological problems because of embarrassment. He said he avoided
Nearly half of women (and more than half of men) are unable to label their vulvar diagrams correctly.
The Vagina Museum exists to break these taboos, educate people, and empower them to speak with confidence about the anatomy that half the world has.
How much money have you raised so far?
of crowdfunding campaign Running on the GoFundMe platform.
The museum said the funds raised will be used to support operating costs, even if the goal is not met.
At the time of writing, the museum has raised over £6,000 in donations in less than two days.
On its fundraising page, the museum writes:
“Our new home needs to be in London, it has to be wheelchair accessible and affordable for a small grassroots organization. is.”
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