WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE
Menstrual hygiene management
5 questions polled on this topic
17% response rate
643 responded out of 3,803 polled
Feb 16. 2017
Menstruation is a healthy and normal part of most women’s lives but most girls find it hard to discuss topics like menstruation openly. Did you know about menstruation when you first got your period?
Feb 16. 2017
Who told you about menstruation when you first got it?
Feb 16. 2017
Does your school, home, workplace have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
Feb 16. 2017
How often have you missed school or work due to menstruation? and Why?
Feb 16. 2017
How would you like to learn about menstrual hygiene?

POLL RESULTS

FEB 16. 2017
Menstruation is a healthy and normal part of most women’s lives but most girls find it hard to discuss topics like menstruation openly. Did you know about menstruation when you first got your period?
643 responded out of 3,803 polled
Female
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

Male
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0-14
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

15-19
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

20-24
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

25-30
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No

31-34
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No

35+
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No
FEB 16. 2017
Who told you about menstruation when you first got it?
272 responded out of 328 polled
Female
53%
Mother
 
Mother
14%
Sister
 
Sister
6%
Family
 
Family
27%
Friends
 
Friends

Male
0%
Mother
 
Mother
0%
Sister
 
Sister
0%
Family
 
Family
0%
Friends
 
Friends
0-14
0%
Mother
 
Mother
100%
Sister
 
Sister
0%
Family
 
Family
0%
Friends
 
Friends

15-19
50%
Mother
 
Mother
10%
Sister
 
Sister
2%
Family
 
Family
38%
Friends
 
Friends

20-24
52%
Mother
 
Mother
13%
Sister
 
Sister
8%
Family
 
Family
28%
Friends
 
Friends

25-30
51%
Mother
 
Mother
13%
Sister
 
Sister
13%
Family
 
Family
23%
Friends
 
Friends

31-34
43%
Mother
 
Mother
43%
Sister
 
Sister
0%
Family
 
Family
14%
Friends
 
Friends

35+
50%
Mother
 
Mother
50%
Sister
 
Sister
0%
Family
 
Family
0%
Friends
 
Friends
53%
Mother
 
Mother
14%
Sister
 
Sister
6%
Family
 
Family
27%
Friends
 
Friends
FEB 16. 2017
Does your school, home, workplace have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
564 responded out of 615 polled
Female
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

Male
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

15-19
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No

20-24
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No

25-30
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

31-34
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No

35+
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No
FEB 16. 2017
How often have you missed school or work due to menstruation? and Why?
389 responded out of 458 polled
pain
due
missed
never
school
ki
miss
dard
work
menstruation
times
cramps
day
yes
se
dont
periods
nahi
often
sy
ja
one
severe
sometimes
wajah
days
feel
ka
many
month
ni
hua
kbi
ke
mahwari
rarely
time
bleeding
dar
didnt
every
first
heavy
hota
ma
na
nai
classes
college
extreme
FEB 16. 2017
How would you like to learn about menstrual hygiene?
287 responded out of 308 polled
Female
23%
School
 
School
31%
Mothers
 
Mothers
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
2%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
14%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
4%
Online
 
Online
14%
Doctor
 
Doctor

Male
0%
School
 
School
0%
Mothers
 
Mothers
0%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
0%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
0%
Online
 
Online
0%
Doctor
 
Doctor
0-14
0%
School
 
School
67%
Mothers
 
Mothers
0%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
33%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
0%
Online
 
Online
0%
Doctor
 
Doctor

15-19
23%
School
 
School
28%
Mothers
 
Mothers
13%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
4%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
11%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
6%
Online
 
Online
15%
Doctor
 
Doctor

20-24
23%
School
 
School
29%
Mothers
 
Mothers
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
2%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
15%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
6%
Online
 
Online
12%
Doctor
 
Doctor

25-30
32%
School
 
School
29%
Mothers
 
Mothers
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
17%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
0%
Online
 
Online
10%
Doctor
 
Doctor

31-34
75%
School
 
School
0%
Mothers
 
Mothers
25%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
0%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
0%
Online
 
Online
0%
Doctor
 
Doctor

35+
38%
School
 
School
38%
Mothers
 
Mothers
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
12%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
0%
Online
 
Online
0%
Doctor
 
Doctor
23%
School
 
School
31%
Mothers
 
Mothers
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
2%
TV/Radio
 
TV/Radio
14%
Helpline phone
 
Helpline phone
4%
Online
 
Online
14%
Doctor
 
Doctor

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