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Closed 6/30/2019




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Irise International

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019- Empower Period!

Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019 with us by taking action to create a world where no girl is held back by their period. Just £5 enables us to support a girl to be comfortable and confident during her period.
Closed on 06/30/2019
Charity Registration No: 1157722

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Girls around the world experience shame and embarrassment when they start their period and struggle to access the support and information they need to be confident and comfortable during menstruation.

In Uganda over half of girls are using improvised materials ranging from rags to corn husks and banana leaves to manage menstruation and missing school during their periods.

In the UK 1 in 10 girls in the UK have been unable to afford pads and receive no preparation at all before their first period.

The shame of blood leaking through your skirt, boys calling you names, sores and infections makes you hate being a healthy young woman

Ugandan young woman to Irise

I went on the internet to learn more about my period when I was nine because I didnt know what it was. I used a help line to find out and they were rubbish!

British schoolgirl to Irise

This Menstrual Hygeine Day you can take action to end period poverty for good. Every £5 you raise will enable us to support another girl to stay happy and healthy during her period.






Isabella Newton


raised by 25 supporters


Emily Wilson


raised by 6 supporters


Lizzie Goolden


raised by 8 supporters


Adam Gothorp


raised by 10 supporters


Lily Wilson


raised by 2 supporters




Victoria Hancock Fell

7 months ago


+ £5 Gift Aid


Sophie Rowson

7 months ago


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

About the charity

Irise International
Irise International

We deliver learning focused programmes and research in the UK and East Africa to support young people and their communities to address menstruation related barriers- working on issues young people tell us are ways that their periods hold them back.

Charity Registration No: 1157722


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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019- Empower Period!

Irise International