05.03.2024

Celebrating International Women’s Day 8 March 2024- Empowering Women in the workplace

Introduction

As we are preparing to celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, with this year’s theme being invest in women: Accelerate progress, it’s crucial to highlight why empowering women in the workplace through corporate wellness initiatives is important.

Women’s Wellbeing in the workplace

Supporting women in the workplace, where they spend most of their time, is a way to empower women overall. Joyful Living, a leading provider of corporate wellness solutions, understands this, in fact their approach focuses on fostering a corporate culture that recognises the challenges women face and promotes solutions to nurture their physical and mental wellbeing.

Addressing Women’s Health and Wellbeing

In today’s society, where women have to juggle career, family, and personal commitments, achieving work-life balance can be challenging. In addition, Women face specific health conditions – such as menopause- which require attention. For this reason, Joyful Living Ltd offers wellness services addressing specific health concerns that affect women by providing access to educational seminars led by experts, ranging from menopause and women’s health to nutrition for balancing hormones and stress management workshops.

Growing Focus on Menopause in the workplace:

In recent years there has been a considerable increase in awareness about the importance of recognising the impact of menopause on women’s life, in particular on the need to do so in the workplace.

Even from employees there is a growing demand for more support to help women navigate this phase, whilst fulfilling their professional responsibilities.

As a consequence, private and public sector organizations in the UK have started to implement initiatives to address menopause in the workplace, which may include the introduction of menopause policies, training sessions or flexible working arrangements.

Training Programs on menopause:

Joyful Living offer menopause training programs aiming to educate both employees and managers about menopause-related issues. Joyful Living menopause seminars, are recommended for both women and men in the workplace, so they can be aware of the issues women colleagues face and they can be able to support them.

Conclusion

On this International Women’s Day we can celebrate women’s achievements and advancements and at the same time look at ways to invest in women. Organizations like Joyful Living do so by trying to promote women’s health and wellbeing through corporate wellness initiatives, with the aim to create workplaces where women can feel supported and thrive.

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