This year’s International Women’s Day theme, ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’, recognises that it’s only by including women in these systems and roles that we can meet the challenges we are currently facing and build towards a fair and sustainable future for all.
Women across the world are doing incredible work to build this future – including at Live & Learn.Read More
Live & Learn is sharing stories of female empowerment under the International Women’s Day theme of #ChooseToChallenge.Read More
COVID-19 has brought attention to many of the issues that women and girls face managing their periods around the world. This includes affordability and accessibility of menstrual hygiene products, highlighting that periods don’t stop for…Read More
In the space of 12 months, Mr Matia has worked hard to create a supportive environment for girls in the school. The school now sells sanitary pads at the school canteen and emergency pads are available at the school office. The school toilet facilities were repaired and bins are now provided in the toilets for safe disposal of pads.Read More
Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) and Live and Learn Environmental Education International have celebrated the signing of a Pacific wide partnership agreement. The partnership will place New Zealand volunteers into Live & Learn’s Pacific programme in Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Kiribati. The partnership has a strong focus on capturing and sharing knowledge and learning across our programmes.Read More
May 28 is international Menstrual Hygiene Day. Adolescent girls and women throughout the world face many challenges in managing their menstruation effectively and with dignity. A recently completed baseline report discussed menstrual hygiene management with women in Solomon Islands, with 63% of women saying they often don’t have enough money to purchase sanitary pads.Read More
Influencing health behaviour change seems like it should be simple. But each of us is a mixture of conscious and unconscious motivations, cultural preferences and habits. Logical reasons for choosing healthy habits don’t always effectively…Read More