This research paper reviewed global evidence relating to interventions aimed at supporting women to manage menstruation, menstrual disorders and menopause at work, and how this impacts their career trajectories. More than 60 publications were reviewed and found very few workplace policies dealt with menstrual issues. Less half presented an intervention related to women’s workplace health. There was also a lack of co-design and almost none of the polices or guidelines had been evaluated.
This standard by BSI (UK) provides guidance on how to support employees who menstruate and experience menopause symptoms. Perimenopause and menopause can have huge impacts on a person's ability to work, and cause them to face stigma and not get the support they need to fully undertake their job.
This free paper from Eek and Sense explores what their Global Leaders Wellbeing Survey research found about the skewed wellbeing impact of COVID-19, how gender is related to wellbeing, what forces are driving disparities, and what interventions may mitigate any further decline and close the gap.
Why talk about menopause at work? This webinar explores the upsides as well as the challenges for women, how menopause affects work and vice versa, what women say they want, and practical first steps for workplaces to put menopause on their agenda. Don’t miss this important conversation.
Ronan Smyth of White Ribbon Australia outlines (1) actions employers and workplaces can take to prevent and respond to men’s violence against women (2) an overview of the White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program (3) why this matters to your business.
There are many apps for mobile phones that are made to keep people safer. Some have information on healthy relationships, others can link you to support services. There are also safety apps that you can use to send messages or call 000 if you are in danger. You don’t need to be experiencing violence or abuse to use a safety app.
With its workforce an almost perfect reflection of New Zealand’s make up, The Warehouse Group was certain family violence – a major problem in New Zealand – affected its people.
1800RESPECT is the national Australian domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service. Operating 24hrs with phone support, online chat, safety planning, healthy relationships advice, and information for people supporting someone who is experiencing violence and abuse.