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Menstrual hygiene: Physical and social barriers girls encounter during puberty
3 questions polled on this topic
17% response rate
5,501 responded out of 32,887 polled
Apr 24. 2018
Does your school/college/work have products & facilities to help you manage periods (e.g. private bathroom for girls, sanitary products etc) ?
Apr 24. 2018
What are society’s ideas about periods in your community?
Apr 24. 2018
How can we improve attitudes around periods?

POLL RESULTS

APR 24. 2018
Does your school/college/work have products & facilities to help you manage periods (e.g. private bathroom for girls, sanitary products etc) ?
5,501 responded out of 32,887 polled
Female
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

Male
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0-14
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No

15-19
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No

20-24
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

25-30
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

31-34
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

35+
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No
APR 24. 2018
What are society’s ideas about periods in your community?
3,716 responded out of 5,501 polled
Female
36%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
29%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
24%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
11%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo

Male
0%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
0%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
0%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
0%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo
0-14
50%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
17%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
20%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
13%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo

15-19
41%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
27%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
20%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
11%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo

20-24
32%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
30%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
27%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
11%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo

25-30
28%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
35%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
27%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
10%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo

31-34
33%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
35%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
23%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
8%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo

35+
30%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
29%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
31%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
9%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo
36%
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
 
Girls shouldn't play sports/swim
29%
Girls hide sanitary products
 
Girls hide sanitary products
24%
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
 
It’s not OK to discuss periods ar
11%
Periods are taboo
 
Periods are taboo
APR 24. 2018
How can we improve attitudes around periods?
3,729 responded out of 4,216 polled
Female
28%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
14%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
27%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
31%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

Male
0%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
0%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
0%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
0%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s
0-14
41%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
24%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
12%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
24%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

15-19
36%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
17%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
24%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
24%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

20-24
23%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
12%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
28%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
37%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

25-30
19%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
9%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
36%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
36%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

31-34
28%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
4%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
38%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
30%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

35+
16%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
12%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
36%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
35%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s
28%
Provide sanitary products
 
Provide sanitary products
14%
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
 
Private bathrooms to help girls stay
27%
Adults should help to challenge sham
 
Adults should help to challenge sham
31%
Governments should invest in women’s
 
Governments should invest in women’s

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