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Tipping Point Survey-Bangladesh: Community Attitudes towards Menstruation

Community Attitudes toward Menstruation uses 3 items from the CARE Tipping Point Bangladesh baseline survey to capture elements of discussion of menstruation, shame and ostracism within the home.

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Geographies Tested: Bangladesh

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Menstruation is a shameful and embarrassing situation for girls
2. One should not enter into the kitchen during menstruation because of unclean rituals
3. A mother can discuss menstruation with her daughter

Response Options:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly agree

Scoring Procedures

Score of the scale ranges from 0 – 9, with higher score referring to negative attitudes.

Original Citation

Parvin, K., Nunna, T. T., Mamun, M. A., Talukder, A., Antu, J. F., Siddique, A. A., Kalra, S., Laterra, A., Sprinkel, A., Stefanik, L., & Naved, R. T. (2019). Tipping Point project: Report of the baseline study findings from Bangladesh. https://care.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Baseline-report_TP-_FINAL_March-30.pdf

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