Keeping Silent: Women Veterans, Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness

Victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) often suffer in silence. For women veterans, research has shown it increases their risk of homelessness. Photo by Marjan_Apostolovic.

In the universe of “things we’d like to know” about women veterans and how they experience periods of unstable housing and homelessness, one of the most compelling is the often-opaque relationship between Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) — previously known as Domestic Violence (DV) — and homelessness. There are far more questions than answers, and to date very…