Women's Homelessness in Europe Network

An international network for research and collaboration in the field of women's homelessness. Research findings and the latest thinking, relevant to homeless support organisations, charities and academics.

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Think Pieces

The vital role housing providers can play in responding to domestic abuse.

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Kelly Henderson and Gudrun Burnet, Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 years experienced domestic abuse in the last year, according to the year ending March 2017 Crime Survey …

Women and Homelessness: A Focus Ireland Services Perspective on Family Homelessness

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Róisín McDonnell, Service Manager, Focus Ireland Email: Roisin.McDonnell@focusireland.ie Focus Ireland is driven by the fundamental belief that homelessness is wrong. Wrong because it is a failure of society that creates victims out of ordinary people and robs …

News & Updates

"Women’s Homelessness in Europe" Book is now published!

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Palgrave MacMillan has published Paula Mayock and Joanne Bretherton (Eds.) book “Women’s Homelessness in Europe”. …

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