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[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...