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Survivor Poem: An Ode To My Former Self

The poem below has been written by a survivor of Domestic Abuse Kat.  Kat has been supported by BWP, attending our Survivor's programme, and recently a Writing into Wellness event run by our Wellbeing team. As you... Read more

Emotional Abuse of Children Post Separation

Children commonly suffer emotional abuse by fathers intent on continuing to exert power and control over their former partner. Possessive men will use children in an attempt to persuade their mother back into the r... Read more

Poet helps women begin their writing journeys

Women supported by BWP developed their poetry writing skills with the help of local poet Penny Hughes on 9 March 2023. Nine women braved the snowy storms to attend the oversubscribed Writing into Wellness workshop at ... Read more

Community Embrace Equity at IWD Event

We are incredibly grateful to so many wonderful guests for getting involved in our International Women's Day  2023 events this morning in Beeston. Some of the women we support, and many new faces enjoyed exploring t... Read more

Pop-up Coffee Mornings Celebrate International Women’s Day

This March, Broxtowe Women’s Project will be popping up at cafes in Beeston, Chilwell and Kimberley to celebrate International Women’s Day wherever you are! The charity had its first pop-up event at Beeston Canals... Read more

Triggering messages in post-separation abuse

Are you triggered by his communications? A common issue in post-separation abuse is that women are often ‘triggered’ by text or email exchanges with their former partner who is still seeking to abuse them. Th... Read more

Most dangerous abusers to go on sex offender’s register

On 20 February 2023, the Government announced plans for tougher management of most dangerous abusers and new protections for victims.  The Government claims the new proposals go further than before in protecting wome... Read more

Families leave partnership event with happy (and healthy) hearts

Children enjoyed football coaching and soft play, created their own smoothies through the power of cycling, and took home healthy foods at our Healthy Hearts half term event at Chilwell Olympia on 17 February 2023. Fa... Read more

Regaining control following Domestic Abuse

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker Every facet of domestic abuse is motivated by the desire to gain and maintain power and control over another, oft... Read more

Let’s raise a mug to some warming charity news

Nottingham’s Bird & Blend Tea Co. store have announced that Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) will be their ‘Store Chari-TEA of the Year’ for 2023. BWP visited Bird & Blend’s Victoria Street store this ... Read more

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