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
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
27%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys

15-19
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
19%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys

20-24
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
11%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys

25-30
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
9%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys

31-34
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
8%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys

35+
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
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
59%
school
 
school
18%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
12%
friends
 
friends
12%
family members
 
family members

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

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

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

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

35+
41%
school
 
school
15%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
19%
friends
 
friends
25%
family members
 
family members
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
0%
menstrual hygiene promotion
 
menstrual hygiene promotion
20%
provision of sanitary pads
 
provision of sanitary pads
27%
provision of private room for changi
 
provision of private room for changi
7%
provision of gender segregated toile
 
provision of gender segregated toile
40%
all of the above
 
all of the above
7%
provision of facilities for disposal
 
provision of facilities for disposal

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

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

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

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

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