Setting a national standard on gender and human rights approaches for emergency shelters
July 3, 2024 - 2:22 pm / News

How can shelters serve women and gender-diverse people with a rights-based and gender-sensitive approach? That’s the question a new project, funded by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, has worked … More

WNHHN co-hosting June Urban Thinkers Campus on gendered housing, save your spot
May 1, 2024 - 6:46 pm / News

#Housing Matters: Housing Challenges for Women & Gender-Diverse People: Exploring Solutions and Support Systems. Raise awareness on housing issues faced by women including homelessness & engage in meaningful conversations to … More

Watch Now: CAEH23 Women’s Homelessness Stream Presentations
April 25, 2024 - 10:08 pm / News

The 2023 National Conference on Ending Homelessness has released all four of the Women’s Homelessness stream presentations and videos. Watch below! WH1 Session: Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Housing and Supports – … More

WNHHN welcomes ambitious Budget 2024, calls for urgency to meet gender-based targets
April 16, 2024 - 11:07 pm / News

Our take on the 2024 federal budget announced today—the potential and possibilities.   By Khulud Baig and Stefania Seccia  The Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network welcomes an ambitious budget … More

#InvestinWomen: This Int’l Women’s Day let’s fund housing and solutions
March 8, 2024 - 1:00 am / News

This year’s theme for March 8 is #InvestinWomen: Accelerate Progress, which is timely considering divestment in necessary housing and policy solutions has led to today’s crisis This International Women’s Day … More

Watch: Organizing Meeting – Intersectional Feminist Housing Agenda for Canada
February 15, 2024 - 12:09 am / News

ICYMI: On February 13, the WNHHN, Pan-Canadian Voice on Women’s Housing, and the National Indigenous Women’s Housing Network hosted a strategizing session on the Intersectional Feminist Housing Agenda By Stefania … More

Statement: Rights-based approach to encampments will save lives
January 15, 2024 - 6:18 pm / News

As cities respond to encampments during extreme weather, Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network calls for a stop to the sweeps   In light of the recent extreme cold weather … More

Kaitlin Schwan: Goodbyes & Visions for 2024
December 22, 2023 - 1:00 am / News

Hello my dear friends,   I write this message today in both grief and gratitude to share some bittersweet news: I’ve made the difficult decision to step down from my … More