CURRENT POLL IN WASH
This week we explore if boys/men be concerned in supporting girls/women during menstruation?
8 questions polled on this topic
20% response rate
8,894 responded out of 44,183 polled
May 20. 2018
Do you think it's important for boys/men to support girls/women on menstruation issues?
May 20. 2018
What type of sanitary items do you use to manage your menstrual
May 20. 2018
What facilities are available?
May 20. 2018
Do you have easy access to sanitary pads or towel?
May 20. 2018
What do you use instead?
May 20. 2018
Does your school/home have basic facilities to take care of your periods?
May 20. 2018
How do you manage?
May 20. 2018
Please share why not

POLL RESULTS

MAY 20. 2018
Do you think it's important for boys/men to support girls/women on menstruation issues?
8,894 responded out of 44,183 polled
Female
38%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
39%
no
 
no
61%
yes
 
yes

20-24
37%
no
 
no
63%
yes
 
yes

25-30
37%
no
 
no
63%
yes
 
yes

31-34
47%
no
 
no
53%
yes
 
yes

35+
53%
no
 
no
47%
yes
 
yes
38%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 20. 2018
What type of sanitary items do you use to manage your menstrual
4,031 responded out of 4,192 polled
Female
1%
Others
 
Others
2%
Cloths
 
Cloths
70%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
27%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads

Male
0%
Others
 
Others
0%
Cloths
 
Cloths
0%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
100%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
0-14
0%
others
 
others
0%
cloths
 
cloths
100%
disposable pads
 
disposable pads
0%
reusable pads
 
reusable pads

15-19
1%
others
 
others
1%
cloths
 
cloths
80%
disposable pads
 
disposable pads
19%
reusable pads
 
reusable pads

20-24
1%
others
 
others
2%
cloths
 
cloths
70%
disposable pads
 
disposable pads
27%
reusable pads
 
reusable pads

25-30
0%
others
 
others
1%
cloths
 
cloths
67%
disposable pads
 
disposable pads
32%
reusable pads
 
reusable pads

31-34
3%
others
 
others
3%
cloths
 
cloths
61%
disposable pads
 
disposable pads
33%
reusable pads
 
reusable pads

35+
1%
others
 
others
5%
cloths
 
cloths
49%
disposable pads
 
disposable pads
44%
reusable pads
 
reusable pads
1%
Others
 
Others
2%
Cloths
 
Cloths
70%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
27%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
MAY 20. 2018
What facilities are available?
4,919 responded out of 5,330 polled
Female
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
11%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
87%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m

Male
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet
0%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
0%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
0-14
0%
no toilet
 
no toilet
0%
only toilet
 
only toilet
0%
toilet with only water
 
toilet with only water
0%
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
toilets with water, soap, disposal m

15-19
0%
no toilet
 
no toilet
2%
only toilet
 
only toilet
11%
toilet with only water
 
toilet with only water
86%
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
toilets with water, soap, disposal m

20-24
0%
no toilet
 
no toilet
2%
only toilet
 
only toilet
11%
toilet with only water
 
toilet with only water
87%
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
toilets with water, soap, disposal m

25-30
0%
no toilet
 
no toilet
2%
only toilet
 
only toilet
12%
toilet with only water
 
toilet with only water
86%
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
toilets with water, soap, disposal m

31-34
0%
no toilet
 
no toilet
2%
only toilet
 
only toilet
8%
toilet with only water
 
toilet with only water
90%
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
toilets with water, soap, disposal m

35+
0%
no toilet
 
no toilet
1%
only toilet
 
only toilet
12%
toilet with only water
 
toilet with only water
88%
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
toilets with water, soap, disposal m
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
11%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
87%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
MAY 20. 2018
Do you have easy access to sanitary pads or towel?
5,162 responded out of 5,529 polled
Female
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
23%
no
 
no
77%
yes
 
yes

20-24
18%
no
 
no
82%
yes
 
yes

25-30
18%
no
 
no
82%
yes
 
yes

31-34
22%
no
 
no
78%
yes
 
yes

35+
26%
no
 
no
74%
yes
 
yes
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 20. 2018
What do you use instead?
878 responded out of 970 polled
vitambaa
kitambaa
natumia
vya
pedi
kanga
nguo
na
au
ya
safi
kwa
cha
kama
khanga
ped
vipande
vitamba
vtambaa
wa
kipande
laini
sina
pesa
kupata
za
chochote
hela
leso
ni
pamba
situmii
taulo
vifaa
huwa
kitenge
kutumia
tu
clothes
ila
kisafi
na2mia
wakati
ambavyo
hedhi
lain
madaso
ndio
vitenge
kuu
MAY 20. 2018
Does your school/home have basic facilities to take care of your periods?
6,679 responded out of 6,988 polled
Female
20%
No
 
No
80%
Yes
 
Yes

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

15-19
22%
no
 
no
78%
yes
 
yes

20-24
19%
no
 
no
81%
yes
 
yes

25-30
20%
no
 
no
80%
yes
 
yes

31-34
20%
no
 
no
80%
yes
 
yes

35+
19%
no
 
no
81%
yes
 
yes
20%
No
 
No
80%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 20. 2018
How do you manage?
1,104 responded out of 1,349 polled
na
kwa
vitambaa
ya
pedi
natumia
huwa
hedhi
kama
wa
kununua
au
ped
najisaidia
nanunua
kutumia
nguo
naenda
kitambaa
tu
ni
nikiwa
vifaa
vya
za
nyumban
kwenye
nyumbani
msaada
ili
kanga
siku
zangu
mwenyewe
kujisaidia
shule
pesa
naomba
ndio
pads
sina
wakati
kabla
shida
shuleni
dukani
kuwa
dukan
mara
navaa
MAY 20. 2018
Please share why not
2,079 responded out of 3,365 polled
kwa
ya
na
hedhi
ni
kwasababu
sababu
mwanaume
wanaume
mwanamke
wanawake
wa
au
kama
la
mambo
sio
wavulana
mvulana
msichana
wasichana
sana
wao
kujua
aibu
katika
jambo
hawana
tu
siri
masuala
kike
kuhusu
hedh
kwenye
labda
swala
si
hayo
wengi
kumsaidia
kuwa
mama
hata
pia
hali
naona
huwa
maana
tofauti

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