One of the world's makers of tissues is changing the of one of its products. The company called Kimberly-Clark is putting an to its Kleenex "Mansize" brand of tissues. This comes after people complained to the company that the name "Mansize" was . That name has been on the boxes of Kleenex tissues for over 60 years. Kleenex "For Men" tissues were launched in 1956. They were advertised as an to cotton handkerchiefs. Adverts said the tissues "stayed strong when ". The company said that from now, the tissues will be renamed "Extra Large". Many companies around the world are looking at the name of their to make sure they are not gender .
Kimberly-Clark said it was changing the name of its tissues because its service department had many about the Mansize name. It said: "Kimberly-Clark in no suggests that being both soft and strong is...exclusively ....Nor do we believe that the Mansize branding suggests or endorses inequality." It added: "We remain committed to developing the possible products for our consumers and we take any feedback extremely ." The name change has started an online on brand names, company names and sexism. A radio suggested it was time to rename the store Mothercare as many fathers also look after .