Social Issues

Women’s Experience of Homelessness

Posted on: Wed 15 Aug 2018

42% of Australia’s homeless population are women. These women experience violence and exploitation.

Juliet Watson from RMIT university has spent time speaking with women about their experiences of homelessness which have been published in the book “Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex“.

Juliet Watson speaks with Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Casey Tonkin to discuss how women experience homelessness.

If you or someone you know is experiencing violence or abuse, please call 1800 Respect.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image source: Public Domain Pictures


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