Written evidence from Department for Education’s Menopause Network (staff network) [MEW0074]



The Department for Education (DFE) is the UK government department responsible for child protection, education (compulsory, further and higher education), apprenticeships and wider skills in England 


We have recently set up a menopause network to offer insight, experience and support on menopause related issues in the workplace 



How can businesses factor in the needs of employees going through the menopause?


Businesses should factor in:










How should people who experience the menopause but do not identify as women be supported in relation to menopause and the workplace? 


They should be supported by:




September 2021