A menstrual leave is nothing but the leave of absence women seek when on their period. With May centered on women's health week, I don’t think there is a better time to discuss the importance of menstrual leave.
As much as we see the growth in females across all job industries, it will be accurate to say that there is still a long way to go. I mean, more than 50% of women in the U.S are in the labor force, and even then, specific health provisions for women do not adequately exist.
You are at the office, all ready to pull up the chair to your desk and start with the long week of work but guess what happens? Aunt Flow says Hi, a day early. You are taken by surprise, or I would rather say shocked. It is scary to manage period at work, no matter what. Especially when it comes without warning, for everyone undergoes the menstrual phase [https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/menstrual-cycle] differently. As they say, no two periods are the same. W
Every year, October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout the globe, presenting an opportunity to spread awareness about one of the leading causes of death among women. Thousands of people participate in campaigns and events this month to promote awareness about the deadly disease. What is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is a type of cancer in which the cells in the breast grow uncontrollably. It is the most common type of cancer among women worldwide. It is also the second leadi
The majority of today’s workforce vouch to comprise equal ratios of men and women. On the contrary, the 2020 Economic Survey report of India pictures a grim sight of women’s participation in the labor force. It had declined from 25.3% in 2017-18 from 33.1% in 2011-12. This slump can be attributed to many factors. One such primary concern is women’s health at work. The majority of women today simultaneously deal with demanding job and family roles. It is observed that the conflicting natures of