Homeless people were and will be, and our society even needs them, says Rasa Indriliūnaitė, Doctor of Social Sciences at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), who has researched the homeless lifestyle. According to her, it is necessary to change the stereotype of homeless people and to learn tolerance.
“We have an unchanging stereotype of who is homeless - a dirty, stinky person, but this is just the tip of the iceberg. When you talk to the homeless more, you realize that it is different. Do we need homeless people back to our society?