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
52%
All of the above
 
All of the above
35%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
4%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
9%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15-19
15%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
26%
friends
 
friends
11%
family members
 
family members
48%
school
 
school

20-24
14%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
27%
friends
 
friends
9%
family members
 
family members
50%
school
 
school

25-30
13%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
30%
friends
 
friends
12%
family members
 
family members
45%
school
 
school

31-34
13%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
28%
friends
 
friends
18%
family members
 
family members
41%
school
 
school

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

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

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

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

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

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

35+
59%
all of the above
 
all of the above
7%
menstrual hygiene promotion
 
menstrual hygiene promotion
8%
provision of sanitary pads
 
provision of sanitary pads
6%
provision of facilities for disposal
 
provision of facilities for disposal
12%
provision of gender segregated toile
 
provision of gender segregated toile
8%
provision of private room for changi
 
provision of private room for changi
60%
All of the above
 
All of the above
6%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
7%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
6%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
12%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
10%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
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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