Paid menstrual leave for people with painful periods, or dysmenorrhea, is a growing topic of discussion. In 2022, Spain became the first European country to implement three days of paid menstrual leave per month for those with severe period pain. Some believe the U.S. should consider similar legislation, arguing it would not only provide relief for individuals but also lead to a more inclusive and productive work environment.


  • Maria Carmen Punzi
    Role: PhD Candidate
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