Oct. 1st Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity, especially women and children. #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Oct. 2nd Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. The last global survey on homelessness was conducted back in 2005 by the UN. Although it is difficult to get an accurate picture of homelessness worldwide, these statistics demonstrate just how prevalent homelessness is in our communities. #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness #home4all

Sources:

  1. https://mahb.stanford.edu/library-item/yet-another- emerging-global-crisis-homelessness/
  2. http://www.focusingfuture.com/eco-city/the-fight- against-homelessness/
  3. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact- sheets/detail/violence-against-women
  4. https://www.unhcr.org/refugee-statistics/

Oct. 3rd: Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. Amelia’s lived experience was shared in our most recent publication “The Intersections of Family Homelessness and Human Trafficking” on page 96. Lived experiences must be included in the UN and are an integral component of our research. #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Oct. 4th Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. This is our proposed definition of hidden homelessness, homelessness can manifest itself in many ways that are often invisible. #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness #hiddenhomelessness

Oct. 5th Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. Akeyo’s lived experience was shared in our publication “Hidden Faces of Homelessness, Vol. I” on page 13. Lived experiences must be included in the UN and are an integral component of our research. #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Oct. 6th Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. Today, we are sharing common myths and misconceptions of people experiencing homelessness from the (tag their account) Council for the Homeless’s extensive website and resources. Many myths exist about homelessness, it is important to check our biases and recognize that we often fear or “other” what we don’t understand.#donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Source: https://www.councilforthehomeless.org/my ths-facts-about-homelessness/

Oct. 7th Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. Liz’s lived experience was shared in our publication “Family Homelessness Through the Lens of the United Nations 2030 Agenda” on page 39. Lived experiences must be included in the UN and are an integral component of our research. #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Oct. 8th Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. UNANIMA International has many resources and publications on homelessness and its intersections with frameworks and issues like the #SDGs and #humantrafficking. We always center lived experience and testimonies at the heart of our research. To check out these reports on our website, please visit: https://unanima- international.org/documents-resources/ #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Oct. 9th Caption: With #WorldHomelessDay soon approaching, UNANIMA International will be sharing testimonies, information, and what we are doing to highlight global homelessness at the UN. Gabrielle’s lived experience was shared in our publication “Hidden Faces of Homelessness, Vol. II” on page 17. Lived experiences must be included in the UN and are an integral component of our research. #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness

Oct. 10th Caption: Today on this #WorldHomelessDay and every day, UNANIMA International raises issues disproportionately affecting women and children/girls, especially the issues of homelessness and displacement, to the United Nations. Please read our statement here or on our website:  #donttalkaboutuswithoutus #livedexperience #hiddenfacesofhomelessness #endhomelessness #home4all

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