Despite many strides in achieving women’s equity, a gender health gap still exists. A long history of inadequate recognition and support of women’s health is still impacting women today – including in the workplace.
Our new Bright Paper report helps raise awareness of women’s health and highlights important opportunities employers have to better support women in their workplaces.
The problem is that if we don’t talk about these things, they will continue to go unsupported. That’s why we’re raising awareness of women’s health needs and the opportunities to better support women in the workplace. One-third of women (33%) said their group benefits plan didn’t provide enough coverage to meet their needs.1
This is especially alarming because women make up over 48% of the workforce, yet their needs aren’t being met and are often ignored.2
Here are a few steps to get started:
This report is primarily focused on the health of people who identify as women and have a uterus. This includes people who experience physical and hormonal
changes associated with biological female reproduction throughout their lifetime. However, some or all of this paper could apply to non-binary, transgender or
two-spirited people who have a uterus.