HEALTH
Menstrual Hygiene Day, follow up for at work U-Reporters
5 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
1,147 responded out of 1,178 polled
May 21. 2018
Do you always go to work when you have your period?
May 21. 2018
Does your workplace have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
May 21. 2018
Do you have adequate support at work during your period from male workmates?
May 21. 2018
If you were to be given the opportunity to tell your workmates what they can do to support you during your periods, what would you say?
May 21. 2018
How can young girls best learn about menstrual hygiene?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 21. 2018
Do you always go to work when you have your period?
1,147 responded out of 1,178 polled
Female
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No

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

15-19
70%
Yes
 
Yes
30%
No
 
No

20-24
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

25-30
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

31-34
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

35+
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Does your workplace have basic facilities or products to take care of your periods?
1,121 responded out of 1,147 polled
Female
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No

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

15-19
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

20-24
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

25-30
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

31-34
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No

35+
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Do you have adequate support at work during your period from male workmates?
1,075 responded out of 1,121 polled
Female
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

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

15-19
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

20-24
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

25-30
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

31-34
30%
Yes
 
Yes
70%
No
 
No

35+
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
If you were to be given the opportunity to tell your workmates what they can do to support you during your periods, what would you say?
829 responded out of 1,075 polled
period
work
pain
tell
time
understand
give
will
help
need
can
periods
say
days
support
sanitary
ask
nothing
pads
day
pains
rest
well
don
duties
kuti
like
feeling
im
mood
normal
just
menstruation
allow
please
less
make
kana
women
provide
feel
take
go
know
much
one
us
also
assist
buy
MAY 21. 2018
How can young girls best learn about menstrual hygiene?
793 responded out of 829 polled
Female
20%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
6%
Online
 
Online
3%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
11%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
27%
Mothers
 
Mothers
28%
School
 
School

Male
0%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
0%
Online
 
Online
0%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
0%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
0%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
0%
Mothers
 
Mothers
0%
School
 
School
0-14
50%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
0%
Online
 
Online
17%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
0%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
0%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
17%
Mothers
 
Mothers
17%
School
 
School

15-19
17%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
12%
Online
 
Online
0%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
4%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
29%
Mothers
 
Mothers
33%
School
 
School

20-24
26%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
6%
Online
 
Online
4%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
5%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
34%
Mothers
 
Mothers
22%
School
 
School

25-30
15%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
7%
Online
 
Online
6%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
5%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
15%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
24%
Mothers
 
Mothers
28%
School
 
School

31-34
14%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
5%
Online
 
Online
0%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
2%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
12%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
22%
Mothers
 
Mothers
45%
School
 
School

35+
17%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
5%
Online
 
Online
3%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
6%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
13%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
27%
Mothers
 
Mothers
29%
School
 
School
20%
Health facilities
 
Health facilities
6%
Online
 
Online
3%
Helpline phone-ins
 
Helpline phone-ins
4%
Tv/radio
 
Tv/radio
11%
Information leaflets books
 
Information leaflets books
27%
Mothers
 
Mothers
28%
School
 
School

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