Women Veterans Face Challenges of Homelessness

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Women Veterans Face Challenges of Homelessness

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dc.contributor.author Redohl, Sarah eng
dc.contributor.author Kaghazi, Kaveh eng
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-05T20:22:21Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-05T20:22:21Z
dc.date.issued 2012-03 eng
dc.identifier.citation Artifacts, 6 (2012) eng
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/15676
dc.description.abstract Tina Conroy's voice cracks mid-sentence and mid-sob over the phone in the Veterans Affairs office (VA) of Columbia while a comforting voice reminds her she can stop if it becomes too painful. “We had nowhere else to go. We had no money, and it was me and my two children, and my daughter and her family.” Conroy and her family have experienced frequent periods of homelessness since her service in the Coast Guard ended in 1983. Though homelessness is nothing new to the veteran population, as the number of enlisted women has increased from six percent in 2000 to eight percent in 2010, women are experiencing the issue of homelessness. eng
dc.language English
dc.language.iso eng eng
dc.publisher Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia eng
dc.relation.ispartof Artifacts (Journal) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Artifacts;6 (2012)
dc.subject Homelessness en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Homeless veterans -- Housing eng
dc.subject.lcsh Women veterans -- Housing eng
dc.title Women Veterans Face Challenges of Homelessness eng
dc.type Article eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. College of Arts and Sciences. Department of English


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