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Leadership

Irise / Leadership

This Menstrual Health Day, Irise International is excited to launch the Empower Period Awards 2022.The Awards will celebrate young feminist leaders in the UK and East Africa fighting for period justice.How to get involved:You can nominate an individual or group you know who are fighting for period justice in their community, country or career. ...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Download this new learning briefing, co-authored by Irise and academics at Burnet Institute, The University of Western Australia and the University of Leeds, to find out how using models of menstrual experience could increase the impact of your work.The briefing draws on two systematic reviews of experiences of menstruation across high and low income contexts...

“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...

We're thrilled to welcome Lillian to the Irise team as Regional Director at Irise Institute East Africa.Lillian is a Programme design and management Specialist with over 15 years’ experience in youth and leadership development work. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute), a Bachelor or Arts Degree...

Today I want to share with you a small selection of young leaders who are carrying out inspiring work within the Menstrual Health Movement, all of which will be guests on an upcoming Empower Period Podcast focused on young people leading. Whilst menstrual health has gained increasing political and social awareness over the past few...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Irise works to empower marginalised young women, girls and their communities and considerations of race are critical. We know gender intersects with race, ethnicity, class, income, sexual orientation and disability. For example, we know that BAME (British Asian Minority Ethnic) women are far more likely to be the victims of online abuse in the UK1 and...