Company starts offering ‘menstrual leave’ for women on the first day of their period


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This is something we all need, stat. 

An Indian media company is offering “menstrual leave” to its female staff, encouraging them to take the first day of their periods off.

Culture Machine, which employs 75 women, is applying the new policy from July on, and has called on other companies in the country to implement the same policy.

The company, which makes viral videos for the internet, also produced a video of its female staff talking about the challenges they face at work while on their period, and eventually reacting to the new policy. Read more…

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