Actual Demand for Workplace Menstrual Support Measures

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Is there anyone you can talk to or who supports you when you are troubled by menstrual discomfort?

A survey Nikkei BP Intelligence Group showed working women need greater menstruation-related support from superiors and colleagues – male and female alike.

TOKYO, JAPAN, May 18, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Actual Demand for Workplace Menstrual Support MeasuresAccording to Survey on How Menstrual Problems Affect Work and Life of 1,956 Working Women in their 20s-40s (Part 4)By Mizuho Yonekawa, Medical and Healthcare Institute, Nikkei BP Intelligence Group

The Wellbeing of Working WomenPart 1: Employee Wellbeing Management Needs Care for Period-friendly WorkplacePart 2: Less than 10% of Female Employees Take Menstrual LeavePart 3: Menstrual Leave Alone Is Not Enough - More Focus on Medical Support Is a Must Part 4: Actual Demand for Workplace Menstrual Support Measures (this article)

The Survey on How Menstrual Problems Affect Work and Life of 1,956 Working Women was conducted by Nikkei BP Intelligence Group as part of its Comfortable Period Project (or Seiri Kaiteki Project). There were numerous comments from female respondents struggling to satisfy the demands of their work lives while coping with the difficulties and discomforts caused by premenstrual syndrome. Here, in the fourth part of our examination of the survey results, we turn our attention to the real voices of working women, which reveal the menstruation-related issues that must be addressed if society is to achieve more active participation of women in the workplace. What types of support do female employees hope to receive from superiors and colleagues – male and...

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