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We have produced an array of information and helpful guides as a result of the Women Rough Sleepers project.

Click on the title to download the document:

Final Report (English)

Executive Summary (English)

Executive Summary (Hungarian) 

Executive Summary (Spanish)

Executive Summary (Swedish)

And below are the 'What Works' guides

What Works Strategic Guide (English)

What Works Strategic Guide (Spanish)

What Works Guide for Service Providers (English)

What Works Guide for Service Providers (Spanish)

What Works Strategic Guide (Hungarian)

What Works Guide for Service Providers (Hungarian)

  

The Women Rough Sleepers Who Suffer Violence European Parliament Conference took place in Brussels on Thursday 29th November. The WRS partners would like to thank Ms Kinga Goncz MEP, Ms Karima Delli MEP and Mr Michael Cashman MEP for their huge support and contribution to this successful event.

The WRS would also like to thank our roundtable speakers: Mr Freek Spinnewijn, Director of FEANTSA, Mr Eugen Lucan, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee and Ms Heather Roy, Secretary General of Eurodiaconia for their expert contribution to help further the public debate on ending homelessness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links:

Professor Kate Moss' (University of Wolverhampton) Interview on the Europe and You Programme

http://europeandyou.com/news/1220/8/

Mr Michael Cashman MEP (Labour, West Midlands) interview on the Europe and You Programme

http://europeandyou.com/news/1221/8

Professor Kate Moss presented the Women Rough Sleepers project on BBC Radio 4's 'Women's Hour Programme' on the morning of Friday 23rd November. To listen to the programme if based in the UK click here  or here to down load the Audio file.

The Women Rough Sleepers Who Suffer Violence project held a series of conferences and workshops to disseminate the findings of the project research and highlight recommendations for service providers and policy-makers to help support women rough sleepers. 

1. The first national conference took place in the UK on 24th October 2012 at Walsall College in the West Midlands. Please download the agenda for more information.

Over 85 participants contributed to an excellent day of discussion and learning on different approaches to combating female rough sleeping.  Below, Professor Kate Moss addressing the conference and the WRS project parters.

 

2. The second national conference took place in Malmo, Sweden on 12th November 2012. Please download the agenda for more information.

3. The third national conference took place in Seville, Spain, on 16th November 2012. Please download the agenda for more information.

4. The fourth national conference took place in Budapest, Hungary, on 20th November 2012. More information to follow.

5. The fifth and final European conference took place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29th November 2012.

Please click here to download the poster

Please click here to download the agenda

Want to join the Women Rough Sleepers Project Network? Find out how here.


Welcome to the new Women Rough Sleepers website.  Women Rough Sleepers is an EU DAPHNE-funded project which aims to increase the knowledge base related to domestic abuse suffered by Women Rough Sleepers.  We are also working to develop knowledge transfer activities that equip organisations so that they can set up or adopt effective policy, strategies and services to meet the needs of Women Rough Sleepers.  The project will lead to the development of an EU wide network to facilitate future collaboration, be a joined-up voice in this field and by offering a range of services assist in the further sharing, development and enhancement of knowledge and expertise in this field.  You can the official press release announcing the launch of the project here

To read more about the project, including some background information and what we are currently doing to reach our goals, please click here.  Additionally, you will find more information on the people and organisations behind this project here.

For more details on Women Rough Sleepers and to see what is being said about the issue in the media and by other organisations, take a look at our press room and our collection of publications.

We would to hear your thoughts and would be happy to answer any questions you may have surrounding the issue of Women Rough Sleepers, so please feel free to contact us!

We hope you will find this website interesting and informative!