Pregnant asylum seekers ‘being neglected’

October 01, 2013

Asylum-seeker advocates are claiming that women held in detention in Darwin are not receiving appropriate care and supplies during and after their pregnancies.

Sophie Peer is from ChilOut, which campaigns for the release of children from immigration detention.

She told Murray Silby inadequate treatment is adding unreasonable stress to women during an already stressful time of their lives.

Source: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/10/01/pregnant-asylum-seekers-being-neglected

 

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