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Community exposes pregnant drinking taboo (2012)

Author

World News Australia

Publisher

Special Broadcasting Service (SBS)

City

Sydney

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This video, covering the issue of Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in remote communities, was produced as part of a news story by World News Australia (SBS). The video features a Fitzroy Crossing woman, Marmigee Hand, who is the care provider for her nephew, who has severe disabilities as a result of his mother's drinking during pregnancy. Ms Hand also discusses the production of a documentary on FASD, and her attempt to open a dialogue with other Indigenous cultures on this topic.

Abstract adapted from World News Australia (SBS)

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Special Broadcasting Service Corporation
Sydney and Melbourne Offices
Locked Bag 028
Crows Nest NSW 1585
Ph: 1800 500 727 (toll free)
Email: comments@sbs.com.au

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Last updated: 7 April 2017
 
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