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Depression and domestic abuse in the workplace

It's not always easy to spot the signs of domestic abuse, which is why Broxtowe Women's Project feel so strongly about making sure businesses know what to look out for. Most people think domestic abuse is is violent o... Read more

How to make your workplace a safe space for employees

For many, stress at work is connected to coping with how much they have to do or clashes with colleagues, but have you ever considered that it could be the result of domestic abuse? Home Office figures show that 75% o... Read more

A healthier approach

In the second of our blogs about domestic abuse and older women, we look at the role health professionals can play in helping survivors At Broxtowe Women’s Project, we are determined to make ourselves accessible to ... Read more

BWP gains keynote supporter

Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP) is delighted to announce it is to receive support from Hope Community Gospel Choir after it was nominated by a member and has been voted to be one of the musical group’s charities of th... Read more

Never too old

Domestic Abuse in Older Women This is one of four blogs focussing on domestic abuse in Older Women leading up to International Day for Older Persons on 1st October 2018. Domestic abuse is often wrongly considered to ... Read more

A blooming wonderful result

A fantastic donation of more than £1000 has been given to Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) after three fund-raisers took part in the Beeston & Chilwell Garden Trail 2018. The popular weekend involved more gardens... Read more

A terrible football result

It should be such a great time, the sun is shining, the barbeques are on and to top it all off, we’ve got England’s final World Cup group match to look forward to tonight; what could be better? For some, the answe... Read more

Trio to tackle triathlon for BWP

We often say that our staff and trustees go above and beyond to support Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) and three of them are set to prove it again by taking part in a sprint triathlon. Staff members Sarah Dagley and... Read more

Our message is always the same

Over the past 11 days there have been numerous stories in the papers and on TV and radio about the increase in domestic abuse linked to the World Cup, which kicked off in Russia on June 14. Reference has been made to ... Read more

How your self esteem can be affected following an abusive relationship

People often just think about the physical damage caused by abusive relationships, but it’s generally the emotional scars that take longer to heal. The most common emotional fallout from abusive relationships is loss o... Read more