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Hi,what are the challenges girls face while menstruating in schools?
5 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
75,613 responded out of 1,315,008 polled
May 23. 2016
The challenges faced by girls while menstruating in school : a) They are teased/embarrassed by boys b) They don’t come to school while menstruating. c) There is lack of facilities to change and they are not comfortable d) All of the above
May 23. 2016
Where did you get to know of challenges faced by girls while menstruating in schools? a)School b)Family members c)Friends d)Media (Television, Radio etc)
May 23. 2016
What can be done to make schools more conducive for girls while menstruating?
May 23. 2016
Taboos associated with menstruation common in community
May 23. 2016
What should be done to address taboos

POLL RESULTS

MAY 23. 2016
The challenges faced by girls while menstruating in school : a) They are teased/embarrassed by boys b) They don’t come to school while menstruating. c) There is lack of facilities to change and they are not comfortable d) All of the above
75,613 responded out of 1,315,008 polled
Female
11%
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
36%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
13%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
8%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
30%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
0%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
0%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
0%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
18%
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
13%
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
33%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
47%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
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

31-34
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

35+
11%
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
31%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
53%
All of the above
 
All of the above
12%
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
33%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
MAY 23. 2016
Where did you get to know of challenges faced by girls while menstruating in schools? a)School b)Family members c)Friends d)Media (Television, Radio etc)
65,292 responded out of 75,613 polled
Female
61%
school
 
school
12%
Family members
 
Family members
21%
Friends
 
Friends
6%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

Male
42%
school
 
school
18%
Family members
 
Family members
29%
Friends
 
Friends
11%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
0-14
0%
school
 
school
0%
Family members
 
Family members
0%
Friends
 
Friends
0%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

15-19
55%
school
 
school
12%
Family members
 
Family members
24%
Friends
 
Friends
8%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

20-24
55%
school
 
school
12%
Family members
 
Family members
26%
Friends
 
Friends
8%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

25-30
51%
school
 
school
14%
Family members
 
Family members
27%
Friends
 
Friends
9%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

31-34
46%
school
 
school
19%
Family members
 
Family members
26%
Friends
 
Friends
10%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)

35+
47%
school
 
school
24%
Family members
 
Family members
19%
Friends
 
Friends
10%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
50%
school
 
school
16%
Family members
 
Family members
25%
Friends
 
Friends
9%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
MAY 23. 2016
What can be done to make schools more conducive for girls while menstruating?
30,447 responded out of 34,186 polled
Female
15%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
13%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
9%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
7%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
19%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
15%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
8%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
8%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
8%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
42%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
0%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
0%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
0%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
0%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
0%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
20%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
12%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
9%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
10%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
6%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
43%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
17%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
13%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
8%
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
47%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
15%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
15%
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
50%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
16%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
17%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
8%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
8%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
44%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
19%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
14%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
9%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
8%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
43%
All of the above
 
All of the above
17%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi
14%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
7%
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
45%
All of the above
 
All of the above
MAY 23. 2016
Taboos associated with menstruation common in community
55,317 responded out of 65,292 polled
Female
11%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
4%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
44%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
11%
all the above
 
all the above
31%
none of the above
 
none of the above

Male
16%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
8%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
26%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
13%
all the above
 
all the above
37%
none of the above
 
none of the above
0-14
0%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
0%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
0%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
0%
all the above
 
all the above
0%
none of the above
 
none of the above

15-19
14%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
9%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
33%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
12%
all the above
 
all the above
32%
none of the above
 
none of the above

20-24
13%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
6%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
38%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
11%
all the above
 
all the above
31%
none of the above
 
none of the above

25-30
12%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
4%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
36%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
12%
all the above
 
all the above
36%
none of the above
 
none of the above

31-34
12%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
5%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
31%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
12%
all the above
 
all the above
40%
none of the above
 
none of the above

35+
16%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
5%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
30%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
15%
all the above
 
all the above
34%
none of the above
 
none of the above
14%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f
6%
menstruating women should not mix wi
 
menstruating women should not mix wi
34%
used menstrual pads can be used for
 
used menstrual pads can be used for
12%
all the above
 
all the above
35%
none of the above
 
none of the above
MAY 23. 2016
What should be done to address taboos
34,186 responded out of 55,317 polled
Female
41%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
11%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
29%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
18%
all of the above
 
all of the above

Male
43%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
18%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
24%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
15%
all of the above
 
all of the above
0-14
0%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
0%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
0%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
0%
all of the above
 
all of the above

15-19
41%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
12%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
31%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
16%
all of the above
 
all of the above

20-24
41%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
14%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
30%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
15%
all of the above
 
all of the above

25-30
43%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
15%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
26%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
17%
all of the above
 
all of the above

31-34
45%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
18%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
22%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
16%
all of the above
 
all of the above

35+
45%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
17%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
23%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
16%
all of the above
 
all of the above
43%
raise public awareness through radi
 
raise public awareness through radi
15%
Involve religious leaders
 
Involve religious leaders
27%
Schools teach puberty education
 
Schools teach puberty education
16%
all of the above
 
all of the above

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