WATER AND SANITATION
What are the challenges girls face while menstruating in schools?
4 questions polled on this topic
14% response rate
34,915 responded out of 247,934 polled
May 21. 2015
Challenges girls face while menstruating in school
May 21. 2015
Where did you get to know of challenges faced by girls
May 21. 2015
What can be done to make schools more conducive for girls
May 21. 2015
What do you think should be the role of government

POLL RESULTS

MAY 21. 2015
Challenges girls face while menstruating in school
34,915 responded out of 247,934 polled
Female
9%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
4%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
35%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
52%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
11%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
6%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
31%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
52%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
27%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
5%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
23%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
45%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
19%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
7%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
32%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
43%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
11%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
6%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
34%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
50%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
9%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
5%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
34%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
53%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
8%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
5%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
29%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
57%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
9%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
4%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
29%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
59%
All of the above
 
All of the above
10%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
5%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
33%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
52%
All of the above
 
All of the above
MAY 21. 2015
Where did you get to know of challenges faced by girls
26,618 responded out of 34,916 polled
Female
55%
school
 
school
11%
Family members
 
Family members
23%
Friends
 
Friends
11%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

Male
37%
school
 
school
15%
Family members
 
Family members
31%
Friends
 
Friends
17%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
0-14
59%
school
 
school
12%
Family members
 
Family members
12%
Friends
 
Friends
18%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

15-19
48%
school
 
school
11%
Family members
 
Family members
26%
Friends
 
Friends
15%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

20-24
50%
school
 
school
9%
Family members
 
Family members
27%
Friends
 
Friends
14%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

25-30
45%
school
 
school
12%
Family members
 
Family members
30%
Friends
 
Friends
13%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

31-34
41%
school
 
school
18%
Family members
 
Family members
28%
Friends
 
Friends
13%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

35+
41%
school
 
school
25%
Family members
 
Family members
19%
Friends
 
Friends
15%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
45%
school
 
school
14%
Family members
 
Family members
28%
Friends
 
Friends
14%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
MAY 21. 2015
What can be done to make schools more conducive for girls
22,499 responded out of 26,621 polled
Female
11%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
11%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
5%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
7%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
4%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
61%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
10%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
12%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
7%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
7%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
57%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
27%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
7%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
20%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
0%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
40%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
21%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
13%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
9%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
11%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
3%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
43%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
11%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
10%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
6%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
7%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
5%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
62%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
8%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
12%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
5%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
7%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
6%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
62%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
10%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
10%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
6%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
6%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
62%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
8%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
12%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
6%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
8%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
7%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
59%
All of the above
 
All of the above
10%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
12%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
6%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
7%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
6%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
60%
All of the above
 
All of the above
MAY 21. 2015
What do you think should be the role of government
12,678 responded out of 22,501 polled
provide
provision
facilities
government
schools
girls
school
sanitary
pads
toilet
water
toilets
providing
menstrual
make
good
materials
pad
hygiene
private
room
adequate
necessary
conducive
changing
also
gender
govt
will
environment
female
menstruating
education
needed
build
segregated
disposal
menstruation
proper
cleaning
students
help
rooms
girl
can
role
health
building
awareness
care

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