Victoria has become one of the last Australian states toprovide condoms to prisoners in order to prevent sexually transmittedinfections, The Age reports. Healthworkers will initially hand out condoms and dental dams in two men’s prisons andtwo women’s prisons before the program is expanded to all prisons in Victoria. Arecent study by the University of New South Wales (NSW) found 7 percent of maleprisoners and a third of female prisoners in NSW and Queensland reported havingsex with another prisoner.

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