First Vice President and Minister of Economic Affairs, Nadia CalvinWith regard to the possibility of approving three days sick leave for painful periods, the government would like to clarify that the government is “not going to take any measures that stigmatize women.”
“Let me reiterate it categorically, this government believes in gender equality and is fully committed and we will never adopt such measures which can stigmatize women,” she said. Kelvinwho have explicitly refrained from stating whether the measures announced yesterday by the Minister of Equality, Irene Monteiroconsiders a stigma.
Calvino, after attending Iberoamerican Festival of Sound Productionhas confirmed that the measure is under discussion “in various drafts” that the government is working on on abortion legislation and said it is properly evaluating which measures are necessary to adopt and which Already covered by various legislative devices, given that currently doctors can issue sick leave for painful rules.
Thus, he has assured that “many” issues regarding this regulation are being analyzed and that the Ministry of Equality is working with “many” blotters, That said, he refrained from specifying his opinion on the matter, and confirmed that comments from various ministries on the laws should be made “within the government” and as part of the regulatory process.
Calvino, on sick leave due to menstruation: «Government will not do anything that stigmatizes women»