Gap Fill - Hygiene Poverty - Level 5


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With the cost of living, millions of people in the U.K. are cutting back on hygiene products. This has been termed "hygiene poverty". The Hygiene Bank states that up to 3.2 million cannot afford basic goods such as soap, , toothpaste, shaving products, toilet paper and sanitary . They have a harrowing choice of eating and their homes or buying hygiene products. Hygiene Bank described the problem as a "hidden ". It added: "It's increasing, and it's impacting the most ".

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