Women live longer than men in the UK. But they also spend a greater proportion of their lives dealing with ‘poor health’ – 23 percent of their lives compared to 20 percent for British men. These are concerns specific to being female, yet still not enough is understood about the complexities and variety of female health conditions.
The government’s Women’s Health Strategy for England aims to right these wrongs and boost health outcomes for women, girls and those who identify as female. With the NHS stretched to the max though, what can employers do to play a proactive role in supporting women’s health in line with the government’s goals?
62% of women say a health condition or disability has impacted their experience in the workplace.
When women, and those who identify as female, are supported to deal with health concerns, your business benefits.
Prioritising women’s health
Ahead of International Women’s Day, wherever you are on your journey to supporting women’s health in the workplace, join us from 12.00pm – 1.00pm on Thursday 2nd March for this interactive Make A Difference webinar, sponsored by Peppy to learn:
- The impact of the gender health gap on women, and the actionable solutions for women and others to advocate for wellness equity as told by the author of the inclusive and empowering manifesto, Rebel Bodies: a guide to the gender health gap revolution.
- How this imbalance affects women in the workplace, and the direct implications for your workplace
- The actionable steps employers can take to implement gender-specific support, as told from a leading employer of choice.
Featuring insights from:
- Sarah Graham, author of Rebel bodies: a guide to the gender health gap revolution
- Lauren Lunniss, Wellbeing Manager, BNP Paribas
- Francesca Steyn, Director of Fertility and Women’s Health, Peppy and Chair of the Royal College of Nursing Fertility Nurses Forum
- Catrin Smith, Representative, Peppy
The content is designed for:
- C-Suite, HR, Wellbeing and Benefits Leaders
- Talent, Engagement and Culture Transformation Leaders
- Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Leaders
- Wellbeing Champions
Anyone who is responsible for supporting the mental and physical health of women at work, as well as maintaining employees’ productivity and reducing attrition.
Whilst everyone is welcome to attend the webinar, the content is particularly relevant for organisations with more than 500 employees.
We look forward to seeing you there. If you can’t make the date/time indicated, please go ahead and register anyway and we’ll send you the recording a few days after the session.