Earl of Wessex Sophie feels “great” in her 50s.
The 56-year-old royal family of Louise Windsor, 17, James Biscount Severn, 13 and her husband Prince Edward are suffering from menopause with an estimated 900,000 retired women in the UK. Encouraged the workplace to support employees with experience. Your work while suffering from symptoms of hormonal changes.
Attending a round table to discuss the welfare of the Women’s Job Promise for Menopause campaign, Sophie said: “Women who have to leave work because of menopause are tragic.
“We’re great in our 40s, and we’re even better in our 50s, 60s, and 70s, and we need to celebrate that and continue the opportunity for women.”
Sophie, who was named Patron Saint of Women’s Welfare earlier this year, has taken part in discussions at many companies such as Santander, HarperCollins UK and Bupa, explaining the steps they are taking to support their employees. He stressed the need for change.
She added, “We can work together to support the thousands of women who make up the backbone of our workforce. We all feel that we have to lean in the shadows of the workplace. You can’t leave it. “
Sophie previously called on women to “celebrate” menopause.
She says, “We should really celebrate that we no longer need menstruation. It should be liberation, but it feels like a bond. It’s described as incredibly negative.
“Yes, yes, we are a little older and not as young as we used to be … and it is a moment to admit it.”
And the Countess called for a more open discussion on issues related to the menstrual cycle.
She said, “Menstrual cycle, menstruation, menopause, birth of a baby … you know, we all talk about a baby, but nobody talks about menstruation, nobody, I’m not talking about menopause, why?
“That happens to us 12 times a year. It’s incredibly normal, but it’s hidden. And I think it’s time to say it. ‘”