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menstrual leave


When Lalu Prasad gave nod for leave during menstruation

August 31, 2020 12:42 am

Nearly 30 years ago, the Lalu Prasad government in Bihar introduced menstrual leave for working women — revolutionary both for the state (which lags on most development indices), and for its time (when women formed a small portion of working staff).

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: Ayurvedic diet tips to ease your menstrual problems

May 29, 2020 2:55 pm

Ayurveda recommends different types of treatment for menstrual problems.

This New Year, Kolkata company introduces period leave as a gift to its women employees

January 06, 2019 11:30 pm

Starting from January 2019, all the women employees of FlyMyBiz will have twelve holidays as their period leaves in addition to their other holidays, said its founder-CEO Samya Datta.

Brinda Karat makes a case for legal backing of menstrual leave

August 16, 2017 3:53 pm

"Menstrual patterns differ, so it should be left to the employee," Senior CPI-M leader Brinda Karat said. "The employer should be legally bound to give menstrual leave over and above the leave rights of all employees," she added.

Menstrual leave is a good idea, but will it help break the taboo?

July 19, 2017 7:18 pm

Japan was the first country to allow 'seirikyuuka' (meaning 'physiological leave') in the year 1947, which grants leave to female workers who "suffered heavily" with period pains or performed work deemed "injurious" to their health during menstruation.

Now, Kerala's Mathrubhumi News offers menstrual leave

July 19, 2017 6:19 pm

Mathrubhuni News is the television arm of Kerala's Mathrubhumi Group of media companies headquartered in Kozhikode.