WASH
Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019
8 questions polled on this topic
17% response rate
7,394 responded out of 42,670 polled
May 17. 2019
How did you know about menstruation for the first time?
May 17. 2019
Menstruation is a healthy and normal part of women’s lives. Did you know about menstruation before got your first period?
May 17. 2019
What is the biggest challenge for girls during their periods?
May 17. 2019
#It’sTimeForAction to empower women and girls through good menstrual hygiene. In which level of action u want to suggest?
May 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on Government’s action.
May 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on Community’s action.
May 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on School’s action.
May 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on Household’s action.

POLL RESULTS

MAY 17. 2019
How did you know about menstruation for the first time?
7,394 responded out of 42,670 polled
Female
36%
Parents
 
Parents
23%
Peers
 
Peers
38%
Teachers
 
Teachers
1%
Media
 
Media
2%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
1%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque

Male
19%
Parents
 
Parents
24%
Peers
 
Peers
52%
Teachers
 
Teachers
2%
Media
 
Media
2%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
1%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque
0-14
29%
Parents
 
Parents
16%
Peers
 
Peers
47%
Teachers
 
Teachers
4%
Media
 
Media
4%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
0%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque

15-19
32%
Parents
 
Parents
25%
Peers
 
Peers
40%
Teachers
 
Teachers
2%
Media
 
Media
1%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
1%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque

20-24
24%
Parents
 
Parents
23%
Peers
 
Peers
49%
Teachers
 
Teachers
2%
Media
 
Media
2%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
1%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque

25-30
23%
Parents
 
Parents
25%
Peers
 
Peers
49%
Teachers
 
Teachers
1%
Media
 
Media
2%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
1%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque

31-34
25%
Parents
 
Parents
26%
Peers
 
Peers
43%
Teachers
 
Teachers
2%
Media
 
Media
1%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
2%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque

35+
34%
Parents
 
Parents
23%
Peers
 
Peers
40%
Teachers
 
Teachers
0%
Media
 
Media
2%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
0%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque
29%
Parents
 
Parents
23%
Peers
 
Peers
43%
Teachers
 
Teachers
2%
Media
 
Media
2%
Health Workers and/or NGOs
 
Health Workers and/or NGOs
1%
Church and/or Mosque
 
Church and/or Mosque
MAY 17. 2019
Menstruation is a healthy and normal part of women’s lives. Did you know about menstruation before got your first period?
6,536 responded out of 7,398 polled
Female
85%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
2%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation

Male
28%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
64%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation
0-14
60%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
29%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation

15-19
67%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No
22%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation

20-24
56%
Yes
 
Yes
10%
No
 
No
35%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation

25-30
48%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
44%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation

31-34
46%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No
46%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation

35+
48%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
45%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation
57%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
32%
I never had menstruation
 
I never had menstruation
MAY 17. 2019
What is the biggest challenge for girls during their periods?
5,888 responded out of 6,536 polled
Female
35%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
14%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
43%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
9%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom

Male
37%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
10%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
46%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
7%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom
0-14
28%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
18%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
36%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
18%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom

15-19
32%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
16%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
45%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
7%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom

20-24
38%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
12%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
42%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
8%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom

25-30
34%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
10%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
49%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
7%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom

31-34
35%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
5%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
51%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
8%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom

35+
32%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
9%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
46%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
12%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom
36%
Lack of Information
 
Lack of Information
12%
Teasing and/or Perception
 
Teasing and/or Perception
44%
Lack of sanitary material
 
Lack of sanitary material
8%
Unclean and/or No washroom
 
Unclean and/or No washroom
MAY 17. 2019
#It’sTimeForAction to empower women and girls through good menstrual hygiene. In which level of action u want to suggest?
5,585 responded out of 5,979 polled
Female
12%
Government
 
Government
26%
Community
 
Community
41%
School
 
School
20%
Household
 
Household

Male
14%
Government
 
Government
24%
Community
 
Community
37%
School
 
School
24%
Household
 
Household
0-14
22%
Government
 
Government
22%
Community
 
Community
51%
School
 
School
5%
Household
 
Household

15-19
13%
Government
 
Government
26%
Community
 
Community
44%
School
 
School
18%
Household
 
Household

20-24
11%
Government
 
Government
29%
Community
 
Community
40%
School
 
School
21%
Household
 
Household

25-30
14%
Government
 
Government
25%
Community
 
Community
32%
School
 
School
29%
Household
 
Household

31-34
15%
Government
 
Government
22%
Community
 
Community
38%
School
 
School
26%
Household
 
Household

35+
16%
Government
 
Government
23%
Community
 
Community
34%
School
 
School
27%
Household
 
Household
15%
Government
 
Government
25%
Community
 
Community
39%
School
 
School
22%
Household
 
Household
MAY 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on Government’s action.
512 responded out of 812 polled
government
sanitary
ok
girls
pads
provide
women
education
can
help
schools
materials
health
also
educate
mh
pad
okay
think
will
every
free
make
young
must
people
menstruation
public
community
kk
providing
girl
menstrual
school
need
communities
empower
especially
give
hygiene
country
like
provision
support
areas
buy
high
ladies
media
month
MAY 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on Community’s action.
723 responded out of 1,373 polled
community
ok
girls
will
communities
women
education
mh
can
menstruation
okay
people
educate
health
help
menstrual
sanitary
young
hygiene
also
girl
school
pads
know
period
think
educated
go
talk
especially
every
public
must
well
get
make
child
educating
keep
kk
various
information
knowledge
organize
take
use
awareness
ladies
need
parents
MAY 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on School’s action.
1,310 responded out of 2,198 polled
girls
school
ok
schools
educate
education
menstrual
menstruation
will
can
mh
health
teachers
sanitary
hygiene
period
pads
students
teach
know
girl
think
also
okay
go
time
kk
help
talk
especially
must
get
clean
female
young
keep
child
good
educating
information
use
materials
student
taught
children
parents
various
action
pad
take
MAY 17. 2019
Please feel free to share your ideas on Household’s action.
708 responded out of 1,203 polled
parents
educate
girls
menstruation
children
girl
ok
household
child
menstrual
mh
will
home
hygiene
period
education
must
teach
sanitary
mothers
parent
first
know
can
provide
young
also
every
house
make
think
especially
households
wards
need
school
female
materials
women
pads
well
get
good
help
time
able
go
information
talk
keep

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