Report: More than "women's issues"


Under-recognised chronic gynaecological health conditions are holding-back women's productivity and could be damaging their career and earning potential, according to a new report from the Work Foundation.

Key findings:

  • Issues relating to womens' reproductive system need to be recognised and supported as workplace health concerns.
  • Employers should look to provide a pathway for women to access confidential work support.
  • The relationship between these conditions and experiences at work is under-recognised and under-researched.

The paper features four areas of women's reproductive and gynaecological health and what they mean in terms of work. They are: endometriosis, infertility, pregnancy and health, and menopause.