Over 1.1 million women live in poverty and struggle to afford sanitary products each month.
85,000 women access homeless services each year.
And 25% are young women and girls aged 12-24.
Homelessness in Australia affects thousands of women each month, and with limited access to safe, affordable feminine hygiene, many are forced to create makeshift pads and tampons using newspaper, toilet paper, sponges, rags, even dead leaves and bark.
To find out more about this issue and how you can help watch ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ directed by Chris Donis.