HEALTH
Menstrual Hygiene Day, follow up for in school U-Reporters
6 questions polled on this topic
98% response rate
1,223 responded out of 1,249 polled
May 21. 2018
Do you always go to school when you have your period?
May 21. 2018
Does your school have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
May 21. 2018
Have you faced challenges from boys at school during your period?
May 21. 2018
Do you have adequate support from teachers at school during your period?
May 21. 2018
How can young girls best learn about menstrual hygiene?
May 21. 2018
If you were to be given the opportunity to tell your teacher/classmates what they can do to support you during your periods, what would you say?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 21. 2018
Do you always go to school when you have your period?
1,223 responded out of 1,249 polled
Female
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No

Male
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0-14
69%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No

15-19
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

20-24
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No

25-30
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

31-34
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No

35+
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Does your school have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
1,180 responded out of 1,223 polled
Female
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No

Male
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No
0-14
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

15-19
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No

20-24
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No

25-30
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

31-34
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

35+
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Have you faced challenges from boys at school during your period?
1,152 responded out of 1,180 polled
Female
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

Male
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
0-14
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No

15-19
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No

20-24
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No

25-30
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No

31-34
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No

35+
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Do you have adequate support from teachers at school during your period?
1,114 responded out of 1,152 polled
Female
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

Male
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No
0-14
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No

15-19
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No

20-24
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

25-30
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No

31-34
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No

35+
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
How can young girls best learn about menstrual hygiene?
809 responded out of 849 polled
Female
29%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
5%
Online
 
Online
4%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
3%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
23%
Mothers
 
Mothers
23%
School
 
School

Male
25%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
0%
Online
 
Online
25%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
0%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
0%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
25%
Mothers
 
Mothers
25%
School
 
School
0-14
25%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
0%
Online
 
Online
17%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
0%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
8%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
33%
Mothers
 
Mothers
17%
School
 
School

15-19
36%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
7%
Online
 
Online
3%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
3%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
18%
Mothers
 
Mothers
20%
School
 
School

20-24
26%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
6%
Online
 
Online
4%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
11%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
26%
Mothers
 
Mothers
24%
School
 
School

25-30
30%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
5%
Online
 
Online
7%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
7%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
20%
Mothers
 
Mothers
27%
School
 
School

31-34
18%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
9%
Online
 
Online
0%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
0%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
27%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
36%
Mothers
 
Mothers
9%
School
 
School

35+
37%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
3%
Online
 
Online
5%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
5%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
11%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
18%
Mothers
 
Mothers
21%
School
 
School
29%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
5%
Online
 
Online
4%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
3%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
23%
Mothers
 
Mothers
23%
School
 
School
MAY 21. 2018
If you were to be given the opportunity to tell your teacher/classmates what they can do to support you during your periods, what would you say?
849 responded out of 1,114 polled
pads
period
help
sanitary
tell
periods
pain
provide
girls
us
say
will
support
can
give
understand
need
kuti
school
ask
must
pains
like
go
feel
nothing
laugh
teachers
also
normal
teacher
boys
just
menstruation
time
home
sometimes
uye
spoil
wear
free
kana
always
mood
pills
yes
don
classmates
take
giving

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