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Three out of five (59%) of working women between the ages of 45 and 55 who are experiencing menopause symptoms say it has a negative impact on them at work. According to new research from CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. CIPD
"If menopause is something you planned to learn about later, perhaps reconsider. The average age to go through menopause is 51, but perimenopause – the transitional time around it –can start up to a decade earlier."The M Word review by Hattie Grisell for Grazia
"To be fair, most women do not like to talk publicly about a long and often frustrating process that many feel marks the end of something- youth, sleep, fertility, desirability , an easily maintained waistline" Mary McNamara Los Angeles Times May 2019
"How do we, as women, expect male managers, bosses, partners, relatives or friends to understand what women experiences as part of the menopause transition if we don't talk?"
Workshop participant August 2020
"Charles de Gardanne invented the word menespausie to replace the many colloquial expressions that were in vogue, including women's hell, green old age and death of sex"
Susan P Mattern Author of The Slow Moon Climbs
"I can say now what I didn't say to managers years ago: flexible work creates space to breathe.... Flexible working works and its benefits last a lifetime"
Isabel Berwick FT's Work & Careers Editor November 2020