Education access for young women experiencing homelessness - Homeless Hub Research Summary Series

Young women who are experiencing homelessness are eager to re-engage with school. This is most likely to occur when there are a range of supports available to them by agencies and when school staff provides long-term support. Efforts to increase access to education for girls who have lived on the street must take into account the need for learning approaches that validate their life experience.

Social exclusion, gender and access to education in Canada:Narrative accounts from girls on the street was published in Feminist Formations Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 110-134 in 2011.

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Toronto, ON, Canada