A woman in a blue dress holds a calendar to check her menstruation days. Photo: Shutterstock
A woman in a blue dress holds a calendar to check her menstruation days. Photo: Shutterstock

From Indonesia to South Korea and Japan, the places which offer women menstrual leave

  • In the Asia-Pacific, some women have the legal right to take time off work to recover from painful periods, although take-up rates remain low
  • But some firms have not waited to be compelled by law, with India’s Zomato start-up offering 10 days of period leave and Australia’s Victorian Women’s Trust giving staff 12 days of menstrual and menopause leave

A woman in a blue dress holds a calendar to check her menstruation days. Photo: Shutterstock
A woman in a blue dress holds a calendar to check her menstruation days. Photo: Shutterstock
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