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Irise International’s new report, Young and Female; The Double Disadvantage, reveals that the majority of young women feel that the pandemic response has failed to meet their gender specific needs, often exacerbating their negative experiences due to a lack of insight into their vulnerabilities and priorities. Many cite the example of feeling unsafe going for...

“A weakness is only a weakness in certain contexts; something that is a weakness in one situation is a strength in another.” This was the key take away from the Mentorship Circle meeting in June, where participants were encouraged to see their perceived weaknesses as valuable characteristics.Breaking Down Traditional HierarchiesThe Irise Mentorship Circle brings together...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Period Equality means a world where having a female body does not hold you back from realising your full potential.” Irise’s Global Strategic Framework sets out our latest strategy to meet the global campaign to end period poverty and shame globally by 2030.We know that period equality requires better: Provision: by increasing access to products, facilities...

New research finds lack of support for periods creates mental burden for women and limits their participation in school and workA new study by academics at The University of Western Australia, Burnet Institute and The University of Leeds reviewed 3800 people’s experiences of periods. They found that women experience a mental burden that affects their...

Blog by Lydia, medical student at the University of Cambridge and founding member of The Cambridge Period Project. Starting The Cambridge Period ProjectLast year, in my role as Co-Chair of the Sexual & Reproductive Health Committee of Students for Global Health Cambridge, I conducted a survey to establish the level of menstrual product provision in all...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The government is turning its back on vulnerable girls in their hour of greatest need Irise International’s statement on the disastrous impact of UK Aid cuts on girls’ lives and futures. “Now things are not good, many have been forced into early marriages, pregnancies. If we get help, many of us would go back to school, and...

Written by Amy Jackson at Futureproof Digital Media LtdSupport Irise This September in the Discount Promo Codes Charity PollThis September, Irise are partnering with money saving website Discount Promo Codes in a bid to win 20% of their profits. We’ll be competing alongside two other charities for votes, and we need your support! Discount Promo Codes...

Tiff Chan and Shawn P. Griffin(@shawnpgriffin) - “Bless the Souls who Made our Clothes”Tiff Chan (Kyokaruna, Arty Catalyste) and Shawn P. Griffin collaborated to produce the piece above, generously donated to Irise Art for Action, which won 2nd runner up for the 2014 Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize, raising HK$10,500 for charity. Tiff seeks to use...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last week our CEO Emily detailed how the pandemic is disproportionately affecting women and is turning into a girls’ rights crisis. With help being harder to access than ever before, I want to inspire change and show how you can help if you have the ability.Covid 19 Mutual Aid UK aims to set up small...