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Menstrual leave

Policy About: Link/s Country China Region northern Shanxi, central Hubei province and Anhui province Organisation Location Regional Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description This policy sets out to increase the availability and affordability...

Menstrual leave: Article 71 of the Labor Standards Law

Policy About: Not only are female employees entitled to menstrual leave, but they are also ensured additional pay. Link/s Country South Korea Region --- Organisation Location National Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description This policy sets...

Menstrual leave: Act of Gender Equality in Employment

Policy About: Women are guaranteed three days of menstrual leave per year in addition to the 30 days of half-paid sick leave offered to all workers. Link/s Country Taiwan Region --- Organisation Location Federal Date of Introduction 2013 Status of Policy Specific...

Menstrual leave: Article 68 of the Labor Standards Law

Policy About: Article 68 of the Labour Standards Law states "When a woman for whom work during menstrual periods would be specially difficult has requested leave, the employer shall not employ such woman on days of the menstrual period." Link/s Country Japan Region...

Menstrual leave: Labor Act of 1948

Policy About: Women have a right to two days of menstrual leave per month. Link/s Country Indonesia Region --- Organisation Location National Date of Introduction 1948 Status of Policy Specific Person/s Ms. Meng (for herself, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Norton, Ms. Wasserman...

Menstrual leave

Policy About: If passed, the bill would make Italy the first Western country to have legislation that addresses women's menstrual struggles in the context of the workplace. Link/s Country Italy Region --- Organisation Location Federal Date of Introduction 13/03/2017...

House Bill 4888: Menstrual Leave Act of 2008

Policy About: The Philippines government considered the House Bill 4888, known as the Menstruation Leave Act of 2008. Link/s Country Philippines Region --- Organisation Location National Date of Introduction 2008 Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description The...

Nationwide MHM Policy

Policy About: On February 9-10, 2017, the Nepalese Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS), in collaboration with WSSCC has hosted a high-level Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Policy Consultation workshop to initiate the development of a policy framework on...

Menstrual leave

Policy About: On May 29, 2017, the Hon. Minister of General Education, Dr. Dennis Wanchinga, MP, officially launched the National MHM guidelines and toolkit Link/s Country Zambia Region --- Organisation Location Federal Date of Introduction On-going Status of Policy...

MHM Charter Uganda 2015

Policy About: The purpose of this charter is to establish a National Menstrual Hygiene Steering Committee that will be responsible for effective co-ordination of MHM policies and programmes. Link/s Country Uganda Region --- Organisation Location Federal Date of...

Nation-wide MHM Policy

Policy About: In addition to dropping its import tax on female sanitary products in 2011, the Kenyan government has been very active in addressing menstrual health and hygiene Link/s Country Kenya Region --- Organisation Location National Date of Introduction On-going...

Bill: Elimination of taxes in menstrual hygiene products

Policy About: Congresswoman Angélica De La Peña, introduced a bill to remove the tax on menstrual hygiene products. Link/s Country México Region --- Organisation Location National Date of Introduction 14.04.2016 Status of Policy Introduced Specific Person/s Angélica...

Bill: E872017-2018

Policy About: Congresswomen Micaela Ferraro introduced this Bill whose principal objective is to make mandatory the free distribution of menstrual hygiene products in public entities/offices/buildings Link/s Country Argentina Region Buenos Aires Organisation Location...

Campaign: Menstruación sin impuestos

Policy About: On the 8th of March, 2017, the organization Economía Feminista launched the campaign "Menstruaccion 8M" Link/s Country Colombia Region --- Organisation Location National Date of Introduction 07.12.2016 Status of Policy In Progress Specific Person/s...

An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act, Bill C-282

Policy About: In 2004 a member of the Canadian Parliament Judy Wasylicia-Leis, introduced a bill to add feminine hygiene products to the list of zero-rated products, ultimately removing the goods and services tax (GST) from these items. Link/s Country Canada Region...

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region Illinois Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region Chicago, Illinois Organisation Location City Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region Maryland Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region New Jersey Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

H.R. 972: Menstrual Equity for All Act

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region Pennsylvania Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

297A.67 Menstrual Equity Bill

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region Minnesota Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

N.J.S.A. 54:32B-8.1

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region New Jersey Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

Policy About: Elimination of the tampon tax Link/s Country USA Region Connecticut Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Specific Person/s Description Elimination of the tampon...

Feminine Hygiene and Sales Tax Exemption Act of 2016

Policy About: The District of Columbia will exempt tampons from the sales tax Link/s Country USA Region District of Columbia Organisation Location State Date of Introduction Status of Policy Introduced Specific Person/s Council member Anita Bonds, Yvette Alexander...

House Bill 272: Exempts feminine hygiene products from sales tax

Policy About: A bill to amend section 5739.02 Link/s Country USA Region Ohio Organisation Location State Date of Introduction 23.06.15 Status of Policy Introduced Specific Person/s Representatives Johnson, G., Sykes. Cosponsors: Representatives Antonio, Bishoff,...

(HB) 7109, Taxation

Policy About: The bill creates a permanent sales tax exemption for essential hygienic products for women. Link/s Country USA Region Florida Organisation Location State Date of Introduction 21.07.2016 Status of Policy Law Specific Person/s Gov. Rick Scott, Sen....

H.R. 972: Menstrual Equity For All Act of 2017

PolicyAbout: This policy sets out to increase the availability and affordability of menstrual hygiene products for women and girls with limited access, and for other purposes. Link/s Country USA Region --- Organisation Location Federal Date of Introduction 07.02.2017...