Results for - Paid Menstrual Leave

1,788 voters participated in this survey

1. A firm in England recently announced that they would be providing a new benefit for their female employees - paid menstrual leave. Have you heard about this?

Yes
12%
215 votes
No
76%
1,366 votes
Undecided
3%
62 votes
Not Applicable
8%
145 votes

2. This new benefit would allow women to take paid time off when their cycle is exceptionally painful, without having to claim they are sick. The reasoning behind this is that a lot of women don't consider themselves to be "unwell" during this time. Do you think this is a positive step?

Yes
41%
737 votes
No
23%
411 votes
Undecided
25%
450 votes
Not Applicable
11%
190 votes

3. If you are a woman (or want to answer hypothetically, men), what would you feel more comfortable doing?

Using paid menstrual leave
20%
362 votes
Using paid sick leave for a painful period
16%
289 votes
Neither
15%
265 votes
Both
10%
174 votes
I'm not sure.
18%
315 votes
n/a
21%
371 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
12 votes

4. Do you think women should get this paid menstrual leave in addition to the sick leave they're already entitled, or do you think they should have fewer sick days because of this policy?

They should have both
26%
473 votes
They should have the same amount of days as men get, no matter what they call it.
34%
610 votes
I'm not sure.
22%
400 votes
n/a
16%
289 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
16 votes

5. Would you want to see this kind of benefit at your place of employment?

Yes (woman)
25%
453 votes
Yes (man)
6%
108 votes
No (woman)
17%
304 votes
No (man)
7%
123 votes
I'm not sure.
16%
283 votes
n/a
29%
517 votes
03/16/2016 Careers 1788 51 By: MamaV1776

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