Women in Liaoning province in northern China are to be offered one or two days off a month for severe period cramps under a new law designed to improve women’s rights in the workplace. Photo: Shutterstock
Women in Liaoning province in northern China are to be offered one or two days off a month for severe period cramps under a new law designed to improve women’s rights in the workplace. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese province grants women two days’ paid ‘period leave’ a month, but some fear it will lead to workplace discrimination

  • Liaoning province in China will grant women one or two days ‘period leave’ each month – but many fear a backlash
  • Companies will be required to offer the time off to women with medical proof of severe menstrual cramps

Topic |   China economy
Women in Liaoning province in northern China are to be offered one or two days off a month for severe period cramps under a new law designed to improve women’s rights in the workplace. Photo: Shutterstock
Women in Liaoning province in northern China are to be offered one or two days off a month for severe period cramps under a new law designed to improve women’s rights in the workplace. Photo: Shutterstock
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