Workplace sexism increases as men found keeping track of their female colleague's periods
There are apps that help and encourage men to track their colleague's period to know when women may be suffering from PMS.
When it comes to getting a period, the last thing a woman should be worried about is what her colleagues may think.
Women have to face menstrual cramps, headaches among other painful symptoms before getting their period however it has emerged that women have found their male workmates tracking the days of their flow.
According to news.com.au, writer Elizabeth Daoud was chatting with a friend when she was told that men in her office were tracking the days of her period to avoid her bad moods when menstruating.
The friend in question made the disturbing discovery when asked by a male counterpart "are you on your period" when she was menstruating and asked how he knew.
In correlation with this information, apps have emerged where men use a calendar to enter information about a woman's mood to determine when her PMS would start.
Apps such as PMS buddy and iAmAMan let men grade how irritable the woman in their life may be from day to day, estimating when their period is due.
Founder of PMS buddy, Jordan Eisenberg, explained why he founded the unusual app.
"... Women don’t appreciate it when you come home and maybe things are a little tense and the man says, ‘Hey, do you have PMS?"
He (rather unfortunately) went on to preach about gender inequality against men.
"What’s sexist is how women are allowed to blame their volatile actions and unstable emotions on their ‘periods’, I just wish men had that option too."
People took to Twitter to rightly voice their disgust at the actions of some men in workplaces.
This is insane. Men tracking their female colleagues' periods, on shared calendars, behind their backs. W. T. F. https://t.co/r3I6HK6r3a
— Liz Burke (@lizeburke) September 2, 2016
This is utterly disgusting. https://t.co/dPecKHUCMl
— Aoibheann Diver (@aoibheanndiver) September 2, 2016