Poverty and homelessness is a trap for many women.
34 min 31 sec
1:50 Australian, Wendy Coe, talks with Ann about how poverty and homelessness is a trap for many women. Wendy knows what happens when you are 50 and homeless as she chooses to work in this ever growing sector. Wendy has survived leaving home at 17 and being a stay at home single mother. This is a hard hitting episode that is a wake up call to all women.
3:00 About Wendy
7:30 Older Homeless women over 50 increasing
12:30 Lack of suitable single accommodation options
16:10 Family support if available
19:50 Bias of older women
23:00 We need affodrable housing solutions
26:00 More support needed for those women
31:00 Basic financial skills including budgeting needs to be taught in schools