Bethany Christian Trust: Gender-based violence and homelessness

When we think about the causes of homelessness, we often think about addictions, unemployment, poverty, physical and mental health difficulties. And while these are certainly contributory factors, in most cases the final factor is when the last supportive relationship keeping someone in secure accommodation breaks down.   In some cases, that relationship can break down […]

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What is gender-based violence?

Whenever venturing to tackle a problem (particularly collaboratively), it is absolutely integral that such a problem is adequately defined. So, what is gender-based violence? The European Institute for Gender Equality defines it as such: ‘”Gender-based violence” and “violence against women” are terms that are often used interchangeably as most gender-based violence is inflicted by men […]

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