Women and Equalities Committee calls for Menopause Ambassador

Ambassador would work with employers

Hemma Visavadia
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Women and Equalities Committee calls for Menopause Ambassador

The House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee has urged the Government to appoint a Menopause Ambassador to help support women in the workplace.

The ambassador would produce menopause policies, publish good practice and work in collaboration with employers, unions, and other stakeholders to ensure women feel supported at work. The Committee has also urged the Government to amend the Equality Act to introduce menopause as a protected characteristic, and include a duty for employers to assist, signpost and better care for menopausal employees. The need for further support follows a recent report by the Committee which highlighted ...

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