GIRL GUIDES & GIRL SCOUTS
Periods and Menstrual Hygiene, 2019
3 questions polled on this topic
86% response rate
3,150 responded out of 3,682 polled
May 23. 2019
Should period products be free?
May 23. 2019
Would you ask a male family member or friend for help buying period products?
May 23. 2019
Would you use reusable period product?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 23. 2019
Should period products be free?
3,150 responded out of 3,682 polled
Female
57%
Free
 
Free
6%
Not free
 
Not free
17%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
8%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
12%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax

Male
0%
Free
 
Free
0%
Not free
 
Not free
0%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
0%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
0%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax
0-14
80%
Free
 
Free
0%
Not free
 
Not free
20%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
0%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
0%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax

15-19
56%
Free
 
Free
3%
Not free
 
Not free
22%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
9%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
9%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax

20-24
56%
Free
 
Free
4%
Not free
 
Not free
18%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
5%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
16%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax

25-30
52%
Free
 
Free
3%
Not free
 
Not free
20%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
6%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
20%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax

31-34
39%
Free
 
Free
0%
Not free
 
Not free
23%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
6%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
32%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax

35+
47%
Free
 
Free
2%
Not free
 
Not free
21%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
13%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
17%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax
57%
Free
 
Free
6%
Not free
 
Not free
17%
For those who cannot afford them
 
For those who cannot afford them
8%
Only in schools
 
Only in schools
12%
Remove tax
 
Remove tax
MAY 23. 2019
Would you ask a male family member or friend for help buying period products?
2,962 responded out of 3,150 polled
Female
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No

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

15-19
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No

20-24
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No

25-30
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No

31-34
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

35+
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No
MAY 23. 2019
Would you use reusable period product?
2,750 responded out of 2,963 polled
Female
34%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
NO
 
NO
25%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
6%
Already use them
 
Already use them
13%
Not available
 
Not available

Male
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
NO
 
NO
0%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
0%
Already use them
 
Already use them
0%
Not available
 
Not available
0-14
25%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
NO
 
NO
25%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
0%
Already use them
 
Already use them
25%
Not available
 
Not available

15-19
33%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
NO
 
NO
32%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
4%
Already use them
 
Already use them
13%
Not available
 
Not available

20-24
33%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
NO
 
NO
21%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
7%
Already use them
 
Already use them
12%
Not available
 
Not available

25-30
28%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
NO
 
NO
25%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
6%
Already use them
 
Already use them
12%
Not available
 
Not available

31-34
45%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
NO
 
NO
14%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
10%
Already use them
 
Already use them
3%
Not available
 
Not available

35+
29%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
NO
 
NO
32%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
7%
Already use them
 
Already use them
10%
Not available
 
Not available
34%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
NO
 
NO
25%
Don't know products
 
Don't know products
6%
Already use them
 
Already use them
13%
Not available
 
Not available

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