The Quest for Affordable and Sustainable Sanitation in Remote Australia

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A recent report released by the University of Queensland has revealed the difficulties many Indigenous women and girls face in accessing basic sanitary products.

As a result, it has forced many Aboriginal women in remote communities to use toilet paper, socks or rags instead of hygiene products like tampons or pads.

Although high costs may explain the lack of access, it’s broader impacts have got a broad range of humanitarian and community groups concerned.

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Tuesday, July 11 2017
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Featured in storyDr. Nina Hall, Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Queensland Jennifer McFarland, Central Australian Youth Link Up ServiceSandra Creamer, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Alliance

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