Maggie Kirkman


Does camping count? Children's experiences of homelessness

Summary: In Victoria, children constitute a third of people attending homelessness services. This research aimed to gain insight into the homelessness experience of children accommodated in transitional support services in an urban setting. It is the first major investigation of children’s perspectives on the experience...

Understanding women’s experiences of unplanned pregnancy and abortion

Bad timing is the most common reason for women seeking abortions at the Royal Women’s Hospital. The study, that is the first in Victoria to look at women who considered aborting unplanned pregnancies, analysed 3018 women seeking terminations between October 2006 and September 2007. Findings...