From menstruation to menopause, female reproductive health can affect performance, productivity and wellbeing. Yet, many women are reluctant to seek help at work when they need it because of stigma, fear and embarrassment. As a result, top female talent is being lost from the workforce, at every level.
It can be a huge relief for women to know that their employer will support them. Evidence shows that women want more awareness and understanding of these issues in the workplace, especially from managers and HR colleagues.
Improving the learning and development in the area of female health not only enhances the working life of thousands of women in the UK, it also improves output, productivity, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion.
Therefore, attending this session is a positive initial step towards further understanding women’s health needs and how you can support women in your team to thrive.
- What is “women’s health”?
- Why is women’s health an important HR matter?
- What are the key issues affecting women in the workplace?Menstruation and Menstrual-related Conditions e.g. PMDD; Fertility Issues & Treatment; and Menopause.
- As HR leaders, how can we support women’s health and enable female employees to thrive? Company culture; HR Policies & Practices; Best Practice; Challenges and Solutions.