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Should Individuals Be Allowed Paid Period Leave?
Period leave policies already exist in
and are proven to work. Therefore, implementing such policies in countries and companies which lack them should not be difficult as there are plenty of working models to chose from.
Indonesia entitles female employees to
two days menstrual leave per month.
all female workers three days of menstrual leave a year
, in addition to the 30 days of half-paid sick leave allotted to all workers
In Japan, women who "suffer heavily" from period pain can take
It is hard to know if there were indirect negative outcomes caused by the policy.
Often these countries
lack sufficient sick leave policies
which would also help this problem.