Spain Considers Three Days Off for Menstrual Pain


Published: May 15, 2022

Spanish leaders are holding discussions about allowing women to take three days off of work per month for severe menstrual pain. The vote will take place next week. Supporters argue that debilitating menstrual cramps should be treated like any other temporary disability. Japan, South Korea, Zambia, and Indonesia currently provide menstrual leave. Spain would be the first Western country to follow suit.

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