WASH
This week we explore if boys/men be concerned in supporting girls/women during menstruation?
8 questions polled on this topic
92% response rate
4,932 responded out of 5,344 polled
May 20. 2018
What facilities are available?
May 20. 2018
Do you have easy access to sanitary pads or towel?
May 20. 2018
Please share why not
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 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?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 20. 2018
What facilities are available?
4,932 responded out of 5,344 polled
Female
87%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
11%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet

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

15-19
86%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
11%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet

20-24
87%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
11%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet

25-30
86%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
12%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet

31-34
90%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
8%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet

35+
88%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
12%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
1%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet
87%
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
 
Toilets with water, soap, disposal m
11%
Toilet with only water
 
Toilet with only water
2%
Only toilet
 
Only toilet
0%
No toilet
 
No toilet
MAY 20. 2018
Do you have easy access to sanitary pads or towel?
5,177 responded out of 5,542 polled
Female
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No

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

15-19
77%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
No
 
No

20-24
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

25-30
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

31-34
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No

35+
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
MAY 20. 2018
Please share why not
2,087 responded out of 3,376 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
jambo
katika
tu
hawana
siri
masuala
kike
kuhusu
hedh
kwenye
labda
swala
si
hayo
wengi
kumsaidia
kuwa
mama
hata
hali
naona
pia
maana
huwa
tofauti
MAY 20. 2018
Do you think it's important for boys/men to support girls/women on menstruation issues?
8,918 responded out of 44,183 polled
Female
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No

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

15-19
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No

20-24
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

25-30
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

31-34
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No

35+
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No
MAY 20. 2018
What type of sanitary items do you use to manage your menstrual
4,040 responded out of 4,204 polled
Female
27%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
70%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
2%
Cloths
 
Cloths
1%
Others
 
Others

Male
100%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
0%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
0%
Cloths
 
Cloths
0%
Others
 
Others
0-14
0%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
100%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
0%
Cloths
 
Cloths
0%
Others
 
Others

15-19
19%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
80%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
1%
Cloths
 
Cloths
1%
Others
 
Others

20-24
27%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
70%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
2%
Cloths
 
Cloths
1%
Others
 
Others

25-30
32%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
67%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
1%
Cloths
 
Cloths
0%
Others
 
Others

31-34
33%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
61%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
3%
Cloths
 
Cloths
3%
Others
 
Others

35+
44%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
49%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
5%
Cloths
 
Cloths
1%
Others
 
Others
27%
Reusable pads
 
Reusable pads
70%
Disposable pads
 
Disposable pads
2%
Cloths
 
Cloths
1%
Others
 
Others
MAY 20. 2018
What do you use instead?
881 responded out of 973 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
ni
za
chochote
hela
leso
pamba
situmii
taulo
vifaa
huwa
kitenge
kutumia
tu
ambavyo
clothes
ila
kisafi
na2mia
wakati
hedhi
lain
madaso
ndio
vitenge
kuu
MAY 20. 2018
Does your school/home have basic facilities to take care of your periods?
6,698 responded out of 7,008 polled
Female
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No

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

15-19
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No

20-24
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No

25-30
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No

31-34
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No

35+
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No
MAY 20. 2018
How do you manage?
1,108 responded out of 1,354 polled
na
kwa
vitambaa
ya
pedi
natumia
huwa
hedhi
kama
wa
kununua
au
ped
najisaidia
nanunua
kutumia
nguo
kitambaa
naenda
tu
ni
nikiwa
vifaa
vya
za
nyumban
kwenye
nyumbani
msaada
ili
kanga
siku
zangu
mwenyewe
kujisaidia
shule
ndio
pesa
naomba
pads
sina
wakati
kabla
shida
shuleni
dukani
kuwa
dukan
mara
navaa

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