Archive: ‘News’ Category

We’re Hiring: Housing & Homelessness Researcher
June 8, 2023 - 7:59 pm / News

Come work with us! We’re growing our team to include a full-time Housing & Homelessness Researcher. Apply by June 30th, 2023. Summary of Position Keepers of the Circle is seeking … More

Historic Human Rights Review Begins!
May 11, 2023 - 4:24 pm / News

For many years, advocates across Canada have been clear:

Homelessness is a policy choice.
Homelessness is a national disaster.
Homelessness is a human rights crisis.

But despite decades of political commitments, strategies, and action plans, homelessness continues to worsen. And it continues to worsen for women and gender-diverse people in ways that are distinct and disproportionate. … More

Release: Call for State of Emergency in NWT on Housing for Indigenous Peoples
February 24, 2023 - 4:18 pm / News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALL FOR A STATE OF HOUSING EMERGENCY   (Yellowknife, NWT, CA) The National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) along with the Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network are … More

We’re Hiring: Communications Advisor (parental leave)
February 1, 2023 - 6:23 pm / News

Come work with us! We are looking for a part-time Communications Advisor to fill a parental leave (9 months). Apply by February 15. Job Summary The Women’s National Housing and … More

Research Release: A Portrait of Homelessness Amongst Gender-Diverse People in Canada
January 26, 2023 - 1:00 am / News

  By Alex Nelson, Jayne Malenfant, & Kaitlin Schwan Today we release two companion reports on homelessness and housing need amongst gender-diverse people in Canada, highlighting pervasive human rights violations. … More

STATEMENT: Demand for Urgent Action to Protect the Lives of Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, & Gender-Diverse People Experiencing Homelessness
December 22, 2022 - 6:10 pm / News

The alleged serial killer in Winnipeg, accused of murdering four First Nations women, targeted Indigenous women in soup kitchens and homeless shelters. The National Indigenous Housing Network, the Women’s National … More

Platforming lived experts in the first-ever right to housing symposium dedicated to women & gender-diverse people
November 22, 2022 - 5:34 pm / News

Human Rights Practice in Action: Reflections from the National Symposium on the Right to Housing for Women & Gender-Diverse People. By Kaitlin Schwan & Stefania Seccia, Women’s National Housing & … More

Success! 176 Letters to the Editor in Support of Human Rights Claims
September 28, 2022 - 6:08 pm / News

In our first campaign to amplify our Human Rights Claims, supporters reached out to newspapers across the country in droves and showed up for women and gender-diverse people’s housing rights. … More