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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:

  1. How are women’s experiences of homelessness different from men’s experiences?
  2. What kinds of unique challenges do women experiencing homelessness face?
  3. Do you think housing/homelessness services are set up to support the unique experiences and challenges of women and gender-diverse people?
  4. What services or approaches would be helpful to support women and gender-diverse people transition out of homelessness?