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Irise is thrilled to be named as one of the most effective menstrual health organisations in the world in a new report released today. Kulczyk Foundation, a Polish private family foundation, and Founders Pledge, a community of entrepreneurs committed to finding and funding solutions to global challenges, have launched a new report on period poverty. A...

[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...

[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_column_text]On March 4th 2019, the former Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, announced a new cross-sectoral Taskforce to bring together government, business and the third sector to develop a comprehensive and sustainable response to period poverty in the UK. Period poverty includes both the lack of access to period products, and the stigma and...

We were thrilled to receive the Power Together Award in November 2019 from the Global Women Leaders Forum. The award recognises 24 exceptional and inspiring organisations from around the world who are leading to movement to end period inequality. We would like to dedicate our award to all our wonderful supporters who have helped put this...