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26 Nov 2023

Two-Thirds of UK Women Affected by Lack of Period Support at Work

A CIPD study involving over 2,000 participants revealed that 69% of UK women faced negative experiences at work, directly linked to their menstrual symptoms. Common symptoms include abdominal cramps, irritability, fatigue, and bloating affecting concentration levels in 60% of the respondents. Over 50% were too ill to attend work, with four-fifths continuing to work despite severe symptoms. [Source](