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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

Stress-ing the importance of help

We are in the middle of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May). Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year the theme is stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in o... Read more

Student dancers take welcome steps

Following on from their unique dance event which raised an amazing £450 for BWP in February, the Trent Tigerlilies have offered to do some more fund-raising for us. Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU’s) burlesque... Read more

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    Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence

    This week is Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week #SASVAW. Organisations that support survivors of abuse are sharing the important message that #ItsNotOk and to ALWAYS ensure you have consent. In this month’s blog post, author Sandra Reddish explains the life altering effects of sexual abuse and sexual violence on the victim-survivors.  “It wasn’t … Continue reading Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence