Social media activity
An easy way to get involved in Homelessness Week is to join us in creating social media activity. Here are some hashtags and pages to follow on Twitter and to also include in your own social media posts. If you tag us @dvvic we will be sure to retweet and share your content.
Resources that can be shared
Here are some useful factsheets on family violence and homelessness. You may find them useful for creating your own social media content or for any media opportunities.
- CHP Factsheet on family violence and homelessness
- Homelessness Australia factsheet ‘Homelessness and Women’
Journalism that can be shared
There has been some quality journalism on the dynamics of family violence, gender and homelessness. They can be useful for sharing on social media.
- ‘At least I’m not outside’: how the cost of housing exposes women to family violence, The Guardian, Christopher Knaus
- The women the budget forgot, The Age, Miki Perkins
- Single women are unable to afford rent in some Melbourne suburbs due to the gender pay gap, The Herald Sun, Ashley Argoon
- A tragic reality: Domestic violence is the main cause of homelessness in Australia, SBS, Nicola Heath