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Author(s): Manisha Rampersad, Aoife Mallon, Madelyn Gold, Alison Armstrong, Jeanette Blair, Mary Vaccaro, Kaitlin Schwan, Kate Allan, Emily Paradis
Publication Date: 2021
All women (cis and trans) and gender diverse people have a human right to safe and dignified homes in Canada. Women and gender-diverse people who are multiply marginalized face unique barriers to accessing emergency shelter, housing and housing support. Low-barrier, gender-focused drop-in programs play an important role in meeting the basic needs of this population, and provide accessible and meaningful forms of support, social connection and co...