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Share the Dignity, a charity bringing dignity to women in need

September 24, 2020
Share the Dignity, A charity bringing dignity to Women in Need

According to a Human Rights publication in 2019, Older women—those aged 55 and over— was the fastest growing cohort of homeless Australians between 2011 and 2016, increasing by 31%. It is likely this trend will continue given the ongoing shortage of affordable housing, the ageing population and the significant gap in wealth accumulation between men and women across their lifetimes. The recent COVID-19 pandemic will not help the situation as more people face homelessness in the wake of the crisis.…

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