Special Leave for Women

Regardless of age and civil status, a special leave for women is granted to any female employee who has underwent surgery for gynecological disorders.[1]

Gynecological disorders refer to “disorders that would require surgical procedures such as, but not limited to dilation and curettage and those involving female reproductive organs such as the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, breast, adnexa and pelvic floor, as certified by a competent physician,” and includes “hysterectomy, ovariectomy and mastectomy.”[2]

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