From Japan to Zambia, the push for paid menstrual leave

Indian food delivery start-up Zomato offers 10 days of period leave to its women employees. – EPA pic, May 27, 2022.

MANY women have painful periods, but only a handful of countries, mostly in Asia and most recently Spain, have moved to give them time off work to recover.

Here is a tour of some of them ahead of World Menstrual Hygiene Day tomorrow.

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