Domestic violence isn’t solved by making women homeless

August 4, 2015

In Australia, the main cause of homelessness for women and children is domestic violence. The removal of survivors rather than the perpetrators from homes is seen as a safe solution, but hiding these women away in substandard housing conditions often compounds the trauma of violence.

“This solution does not acknowledge that for many women and children being forced to leave your home and become homeless is deeply disturbing.”

Read the full article on the Daily Life.