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Women's Health at Work

Women's Health at Work

The statistics you need to know

  • By 2025, there will be over 1 billion women experiencing menopause in the world, which will be 12% of the entire world population of 8 billion.
  • 53% of Australian workers are feeling burnt out from work.
  • Employees who positively rated their business’ commitment to wellness were 63% more likely to be loyal.
  • Women report higher stress levels than men. Liptember note that 82% of women experiencing menopause experience stress and 50% experienced anxiety.
  • 58% of women experiencing menopause find that managing work during their menopausal transition was ‘challenging’.
  • 45%  of women experiencing severe symptoms said they considered retiring or taking a break from work.
  • Only 3% of women felt that they had excellent support from their workplace during menopause, 60% said it was poor or below average.
  • 61% of working women feel that workplaces wellness programs need to better address the specific needs of each gender

“Menopausal women are the fastest growing workforce demographic.” (Office of National Statistics UK)

The benefits of supporting women in your workplace

  • Retaining experienced women
  • Supporting women’s careers and continued growth
  • Mental health
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Gender & Equality

“More women in top-tier management levels will deliver improved profitability for the business. Now more than ever, achieving workplace gender equality is an absolute necessity for every organisation in Australia.” – (WGEA)

Our Signature Workshops

Leading into Menopause at Work

Is female representation an important part of your business strategy? Then the innate needs of women going through Menopause need to be too.

Thriving through Menopause at work

Interactive coaching style workshops for smaller groups aimed at discussing specific issues affecting the women and men in the workplace.

Normalising Women's Health at work

Helping stakeholders feel knowledgeable, confident and aware of women’s specific needs that helps create a supportive workplace for everyone.

Creating Menstrual and Menopause friendly workplaces

Strategies and processes to integrate Menopause awareness and acceptance into workplace.

IS IT TIME TO START THE CONVERSATION?

ALL women will experience Menopause. Each woman will have her own unique experience but the impact of the symptoms are very similar.

Women can transition through Menopause anywhere from 40 – 55 years. This same age group is ready to come into their careers again and nurture that sense of meaning and fulfilment after years of parenting and caring duties.

Incidentally, Menopause intersects at this critical career stage impacting women’s confidence, self esteem, energy and performance. The impacts can be so far reaching that every facet of a woman’s life is affected, from her relationships, work, family, community and her own self worth.

In a workplace context, the “frequency and severity of menopausal symptoms affect how women feel engaged, satisfied by and committed to their work”.

IMPACT OF MENOPAUSE IN THE WORKPLACE – THE RESEARCH

“Menopausal women are the fastest growing workforce demographic.” (Office of National Statistics UK)

“83% of women say their work is negatively impacted by the symptoms of menopause.” (Circle In)

“More women in top-tier management levels will deliver improved profitability for business. Now more than ever, achieving workplace gender equality is an absolute necessity for every organisation in Australia.” (WGEA)

“Women comprise 47.4% of all employed persons in Australia.” (WGEA)

Create your workplace of the future with us today!

Who we have worked with