Period leave: will it end India’s taboo or will employers object?

The decision by delivery company Zomato to introduce 10 days of annual period leave to all staff has attracted a mixed response in India, a country where it is taboo to discuss menstruation and other women’s health issues.According to Unicef, seven in 10 Indian girls only find out about menstruation when they have it for the first time.Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal thanked the firm’s women leaders for driving the change, which he said had made the company “a little more inclusive”.”We want to…
The decision by delivery company Zomato to introduce 10 days of annual period leave to all staff has attracted a mixed response in India, a country where it is taboo to discuss menstruation and other women’s health issues.According to Unicef, seven in 10 Indian girls only find out about menstruation when they have it for the first time.Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal thanked the firm’s women leaders for driving the change, which he said had made the company “a little more inclusive”.”We want to…
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