Exploring the Intersection of Menstrual Leave and the Right to Health in India

Bhaghamma, G. (2023) Exploring the Intersection of Menstrual Leave and the Right to Health in India. Journal on Vulnerable Community Development, 1 (1). pp. 168-177. ISSN 2583 – 8067

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The study offers a comprehensive overview of the intersection between menstrual leave and the right to health in India. It explores the concept of menstrual leave, its implementation, and its link to the broader framework of health rights. It discusses various elements, such as recognizing women's health challenges, the legal basis of the right to health, healthcare infrastructure, public health initiatives, regulations, and health insurance schemes.The paper highlights how menstrual leave aligns with health rights, acknowledging women's unique needs and enabling them to manage their health during menstruation. It emphasizes gender equality, workplace well-being, and inclusivity. The integration of menstrual leave reflects a movement towards employee wellness, gender equity, and progressive workplaces.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Menstrual Leave, Right to Health, Women's Health Challenges, Gender Equality and Workplace Wellness
Subjects: L LAW > LAW
Divisions: Department of > Law
Depositing User: Dr Raju C
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2023 09:46
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2023 09:47
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/17687

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