This Working Life: Anne O’Leary on how employers can do more to support staff through fertility treatment and pregnancy

Vodafone's recently launched fertility and pregnancy policies are designed not just to offer flexibility and paid leave, but a wider range of support services

When it comes to gender equality, we can only create a truly inclusive culture by ensuring we have two things: behaviours that are free of bias and business structures and policies that drive fairness. Picture: Getty

Anne O’Leary is the chief executive of Vodafone Ireland

As we continue to push boundaries and strive for greater equality in the workplace, we need to better understand the employee journey and life cycle of our people. We also need to reflect this in our policies and this is particularly true with regard to women in the workplace.

According to recent research we conducted among employees and experts in the area, those engaged in fertility ...