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Spain Will Offer Three Days Of Prescribed Menstrual Leave Monthly To Employees Battling Severe Pain

today17 May 2022

Background


β€œWhen a woman for whom employment during menstrual periods would be very difficult has requested for leave, the employer shall not have said woman work on days of said menstrual period,” reads Article 68 of Japan’s Labour Standards Act.

But as per a recent survey, only about 10% of Japanese women actively seek menstruation leave.

source: BBC

According to Elizabeth Hill, an associate professor at the University of Sydney, Spain’s menstrual leave might be a game-changer, encouraging other countries to implement similar policies for women.

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Written by: Lara Lee


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