Homeless families in America have increased by 9 percent in 2010. The race and skin color of this family, the place where they live and the deteriorating economy have obviously contributed to their homelessness. The question is will they and their kids continue to live in a residual poverty and without a home?
- Up to half of homeless women and children are victims of domestic violence. Robbed of their own financial and emotional resources, women with violent partners sometimes must choose between being abused at home and becoming homeless.
OPINION: The growing criminalization of homelessness
photo by julio bittencourt. 911 prestes maia, a tower block in central são paulo, brazil, is thought to have been the largest squat in the world. in the abandoned building was home to an estimated people, including 468 families with 315 children.