1. Why taxing tampons is bad for the world
    Why taxing tampons is bad for the world

    Irise International works to support the education and empowerment of women and girls in East Africa through addressing the neglected…

  2. Violence against child brides
    Violence against child brides

    We don’t know much about the lives of child brides. But we do know that married girls are often subject…

  3. SDG 17: The significance of Gender Equality in strengthening Global Partnerships
    SDG 17: The significance of Gender Equality in strengthening Global Partnerships

    Gender equality is central to the achievement of majority of the SDGs, however has to be made a primary principal…

  4. Education Combats Gender Based Violence
    Education Combats Gender Based Violence

    Amidst today’s global turmoil, let us not overlook the ongoing gender based violence impacting women and girls on a daily…

  5. Giving Thanks For the Care That Saved My Son’s Life
    Giving Thanks For the Care That Saved My Son’s Life

    I did not give birth in Tanzania, although some people had asked me if I would, given my professional focus…

  6. Ensuring Girls are Empowered to Avoid Post-Colonial Pitfalls
    Ensuring Girls are Empowered to Avoid Post-Colonial Pitfalls

    Our recent work with strengthening resilience in rural Kenya has brought to light an important issue on women’s empowerment: the…