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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
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
36%
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
11%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys

Male
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
30%
There is lack of facilities to chang
 
There is lack of facilities to chang
8%
They don’t come to school while men
 
They don’t come to school while men
13%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
0-14
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
0%
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
18%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys

20-24
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
13%
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
33%
there is lack of facilities to chang
 
there is lack of facilities to chang
52%
all of the above
 
all of the above
10%
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
33%
there is lack of facilities to chang
 
there is lack of facilities to chang
52%
all of the above
 
all of the above
10%
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
31%
there is lack of facilities to chang
 
there is lack of facilities to chang
53%
all of the above
 
all of the above
11%
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
they are teased/embarrassed by boys
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
33%
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
12%
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
 
They are teased/embarrassed by boys
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
6%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
21%
Friends
 
Friends
12%
Family members
 
Family members
61%
school
 
school

Male
11%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
29%
Friends
 
Friends
18%
Family members
 
Family members
42%
school
 
school
0-14
0%
school
 
school
0%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
0%
friends
 
friends
0%
family members
 
family members

15-19
55%
school
 
school
8%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
24%
friends
 
friends
12%
family members
 
family members

20-24
55%
school
 
school
8%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
26%
friends
 
friends
12%
family members
 
family members

25-30
51%
school
 
school
9%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
27%
friends
 
friends
14%
family members
 
family members

31-34
46%
school
 
school
10%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
26%
friends
 
friends
19%
family members
 
family members

35+
47%
school
 
school
10%
media (television, radio)
 
media (television, radio)
19%
friends
 
friends
24%
family members
 
family members
9%
Media (Television, Radio)
 
Media (Television, Radio)
25%
Friends
 
Friends
16%
Family members
 
Family members
50%
school
 
school
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
49%
All of the above
 
All of the above
7%
Menstrual hygiene promotion
 
Menstrual hygiene promotion
9%
Provision of sanitary pads
 
Provision of sanitary pads
7%
Provision of facilities for disposal
 
Provision of facilities for disposal
13%
Provision of gender segregated toile
 
Provision of gender segregated toile
15%
Provision of private room for changi
 
Provision of private room for changi

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

15-19
6%
menstrual hygiene promotion
 
menstrual hygiene promotion
10%
provision of sanitary pads
 
provision of sanitary pads
20%
provision of private room for changi
 
provision of private room for changi
12%
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
7%
menstrual hygiene promotion
 
menstrual hygiene promotion
8%
provision of sanitary pads
 
provision of sanitary pads
17%
provision of private room for changi
 
provision of private room for changi
13%
provision of gender segregated toile
 
provision of gender segregated toile
47%
all of the above
 
all of the above
8%
provision of facilities for disposal
 
provision of facilities for disposal

25-30
7%
menstrual hygiene promotion
 
menstrual hygiene promotion
8%
provision of sanitary pads
 
provision of sanitary pads
15%
provision of private room for changi
 
provision of private room for changi
15%
provision of gender segregated toile
 
provision of gender segregated toile
50%
all of the above
 
all of the above
6%
provision of facilities for disposal
 
provision of facilities for disposal

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

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

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

15-19
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
14%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f

20-24
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
13%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f

25-30
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
12%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f

31-34
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
12%
menstruating women should not cook f
 
menstruating women should not cook f

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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