Category Archives: Homelessness

Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness.

  A Coventry man has just been sentenced to four weeks in jail for being homeless and begging in a car park.[i] Is this a good use of prison and does this approach demonstrate good governance or public policy? The … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn at PMQ’s 25 November 2015

https://www.facebook.com/330250343871/videos/10153784940283872/ “Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and at PMQs I asked David Cameron about women’s support services. I asked why nearly one third of those referred to women’s refuges in England are now … Continue reading

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Moss, K. & Singh, P. (2015) Women Rough Sleepers in Europe: Homelessness and Victims of Domestic Abuse, Bristol: Policy Press.

Moss, K. & Singh, P. (2015) Women Rough Sleepers in Europe: Homelessness and Victims of Domestic Abuse, Bristol: Policy Press. “This compelling review of women’s homelessness in Europe provides fresh insights into an enduring problem. The book reveals the challenges homeless women face … Continue reading

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STATEWATCH NEWS JULY 2015

NEWS 1. EU: MED-CRISIS: European Commission’s positions: “safe countries of origin”, “Hotspot pre-removal centres” & Frontex as a “removal Agency - Information note on “safe countries of origin” (18 pages, pdf): Steve Peers, Professor of Law, University of Essex comments: “The CJEU … Continue reading

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Social Worker Nick Pannell, explains how Government austerity threatens the future of a Devon seaside resort’s cherished homeless hostel

On Friday 7th November 2014, my colleague Pram Singh and I travelled to Torbay to deliver a workshop as part of our EU funded Women Rough Sleepers Research. Whilst there we met Nick Pannell, who told us about the closure … Continue reading

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Empowering Women Rough Sleepers: Conference at the EU Parliament, Brussels.

The final conference for our Empowering Women Rough Sleepers research study will be held on Thursday 9th October at the European Parliament in Brussels, with a Policy Round Table on Friday 10th. Check out our websites for further details. http://womenroughsleepers2.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=141%3Afinal-conference&catid=21%3Anews&Itemid=215 … Continue reading

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Do Your Services Measure up for Women who Sleep Rough?

I will be talking about my Women Rough Sleepers research for Homeless Link in Bristol on Tuesday 30th September 2014 http://www.homeless.org.uk/do-your-services-measure-up-for-women-who-sleep-rough A Homeless Transition Fund event to share learning from the European Women’s Rough Sleepers Project and Practitioners Experiences in … Continue reading

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Concluding Children Rough Sleepers Project Conference in Brussels to Coincide with World Human Rights Day

    ‘States Parties recognize the right of every child to a standard of living adequate for the child’s physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development.’ ‘Convention on the Rights of the Child’, UN General Assembly Resolution 44/25 of 20 … Continue reading

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Save the Date: The Voice of Women Rough Sleepers in Brussels – 09.10.2014

Save the Date: The Voice of Women Rough Sleepers in Brussels – 09.10.2014 Re-elected Slovenian Member of European Parliament (MEP) Tanja Fajon, who is also a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs in the European … Continue reading

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Children Rough Sleepers July Newsletter

In our July newsletter, the CRS consortium’s lead partner takes us through the research methodology the project is following in studying the phenomenon of rough sleeping children in Europe. Then as head of our study team, Professor Kate Moss of … Continue reading

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