More than 1m UK women could quit their jobs through lack of menopause support

In a survey of 2,000 women with menopause symptoms, 63% said their workplace had no policy in place

More than 1 million women in the UK could be forced out of their jobs this year because their employers are failing to support them as they go through the menopause, researchers have said.

A survey of 2,000 women aged 45 to 67 across the UK experiencing menopause symptoms found that this lack of support is having a direct impact on their decisions to leave the workplace. The women said it was the second most devastating impact on their career to date, only just behind having children.

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Menopause, Workers’ rights, Women’s health, Work & careers, Discrimination at work, Gender, Society, Guardian Careers UK news | The Guardian

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