CorkYogis Blog

A collection of news, features & interesting things.

  • #MeToo…So What’s Next?

    The rise of the #MeToo movement has been astounding and quite frankly shocking with the numbers of women speaking out, but there is always been that little voice saying… what’s next? My experience (and perhaps many others) has been that society, very cleverly and somewhat subtly, blames women for all the injustices suffered by women. We haven’t spoken out enough,…

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  • Every Girl Deserves the Right to Happiness and Freedom

    Thanks to all the amazing people that have supported us since launch and thanks to all the new friends we have made since Dragons Den aired. This exposure is enabling us to give more donations to our partners in India who are doing some amazing work. We give donations towards the vital resources needed to deliver vocational courses in literacy…

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  • Destiny Cork Yoga Mat Charity

    Alo’s Story

    Alo’s story is a classic case of the injustices girls will face as a result of India’s heavily patriarchal society. Alo was born in Bangladesh and started working at a garment factory when she was 10 years old, where she would earn a decent wage but her hours often exceeded 14 a day. While she was there she fell in…

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