WPI works with women because they face the greatest disadvantage in securing a safe, secure and affordable home.
In Australia
  • Women earn 15.3% less than men
  • Women retire with approximately 1/3 of the superannuation that men have
  • 82% of single parents are women
  • 60% of low-income earners are women
  • 2 out of 3 people approaching homeless services are women
  • 1 in every 2 women approaching homeless services is escaping family violence
  • Homelessness amongst women is growing at a faster rate than men
  • Women earn 15.3% less than men
  • Women retire with approximately 1/3 of the superannuation that men have
  • 82% of single parents are women
  • 60% of low-income earners are women
  • 2 out of 3 people approaching homeless services are women
  • 1 in every 2 women approaching homeless services is escaping family violence
  • Homelessness amongst women is growing at a faster rate than men
In Victoria:
  • Only 6.4% of private rental properties are affordable on low incomes.
  • Only 1 in every 100 private rental properties is affordable for a single mother on benefits.