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Coronavirus Response

Irise / Coronavirus Response

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Dear all, We'd like to invite you to One World Period.- the menstrual health world's answer to One World Together. During the COVID-19 crisis community is more important than ever before. One World Period. is an opportunity for the global menstrual health community to share encouragement and inspiration- through celebrating diversity, collaboration and unity, we become stronger...

This week, the Irise Advocacy Network have launched our new initiative, #TheHelpingHand People up and down the country are displaying pictures of a hand with the National domestic abuse helpline in the palm in their windows, with the hashtag #TheHelpingHand to ensure that anyone suffering from domestic violence in their community knows there is support available,...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Click below to download a briefing on Mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 and menstrual health and hygiene. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]The brief was written by Brooke Yamakoshi (UNICEF) with review and contribution from Lizette Burgers and Sonya Sagan (UNICEF); Emily Wilson (Irise International); Arundati Muralidharan and Therese Mahon (WaterAid); Dani Barrington (University of Western Australia); Ina Jurga (WASH United);...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In case you missed it, here's a summary of what we shared in the recent global webinar about periods during pandemics. Values Driven An effective response must be values driven. We care about periods because we care about systematic biases that mean vulnerable women and girls are overlooked and their voices unheard. This will only get worse...

The Coronavirus pandemic has illuminated the inequalities that exist in societies across the world. But it has also brought to light the importance of community, how interconnected we are, and why the wellbeing of one impacts the wellbeing of all. This is why people across the nation and beyond are coming together to #SitUpForSisters - because the violation...

Around the world, women and girls are facing lockdown with their abusers. With tensions already high during a global pandemic, they are at risk of escalating physical, sexual and emotional violence at a time when help is harder to access than ever. Many support charities are having to quickly adapt their services to new lockdown...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Tuesday April 21 | 8am ET As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, this forum will create an opportunity for discussion and sharing around one specific concern: the challenges that people who menstruate may be facing during this difficult time. This forum will bring together experts from around the world, each tackling different aspects of MHM...

[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...