The Effect of Homelessness

1826 WordsJul 10, 20188 Pages
Homelessness is one of the tragedies that one can face unexpectedly or where one can choose to be as well as being homeless by taking your own risk, which can be positive or negative, intentionally or not intentionally such as family breakdown or leaving a house where you could have been able to live there. Many people are sleeping rough while others are also finding it difficult to secure housing due to the regulations that govern the whole issues on homelessness legislation that is, being entitled for or not entitle for what you will be expecting. Some multi agency workers working under homeless people can also be an advantage of helping homeless people to settle yet there are some people that still needs help to settle down through…show more content…
The total number of children in temporary accommodation was 6,132 at the end of March 2010” (Bardshaw, 2011 p147). The average of homeless women is lower than men and most of this is under 25years of age. Women are more likely to get married and have children and maintained their family contact but they are likely to have family violence, abusive relationship with their partners. A report shows that four in ten women are sexually abused (Sweetman 1997). According to (Passaro 2014) there are women and men in their 20’s and 30’s that sleep in the carved cardboard refrigerator like babies in New York City on the cold sidewalk. These are more likely to affect their health due to the cold weather leading to a different kind of sickness whereas they cannot access health care. Hightower (2009) cited that looking into the beginning of homelessness from the perspective of employed and unemployed women, Johnson 1991 study shows up by the information of feminist theory through interviewing 25 formerly homeless women regarding how their experience differs. There were five in fourteen employed women lost their job through destructive relationship and became homeless due to lack of income and affordable housing. In addition, six in fourteen women in Johnson study 1991 show up that health issues are one of the precipitating factors of being homeless. Single homeless people experience high levels of physical illness, which could be respiratory, musculoskeletal and
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