Read the article (link below) and then answer some questions.
8 Challenges Homeless Women Face Every Day
This article by Fred Victor, an organization serving homeless and low-income people in Toronto, Canada, describes challenges that women face when they experience homelessness (6 min. read).
Precarious and unsafe living conditions
Questions to ask yourself:
- How are women’s experiences of homelessness different from men’s experiences?
- What kinds of unique challenges do women experiencing homelessness face?
- Do you think housing/homelessness services are set up to support the unique experiences and challenges of women and gender-diverse people?
- What services or approaches would be helpful to support women and gender-diverse people transition out of homelessness?