The silent transition: Understanding the impacts of menopause in New Zealand workplaces

October 18, 2023


Menopause and its impact on women’s work has received much attention internationally. Principal Economist Sarah Hogan’s research, released today on Global Menopause Day in partnership with Global Women and ANZ, breaks new ground showing that workplace conditions are key to supporting women to maintain economic participation and productivity. Most New Zealand employers already offer the conditions that most women want. It is in the traditionally female-dominated industries of health, education, retail and hospitality, that women are most likely to reduce their work hours or quit due to challenges in providing the adjustments that many women need.

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