The Broxtowe Women's Project Blog - Raising awareness of domestic abuse in Broxtowe.

The latest news and updates from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.

Depression and domestic abuse in the workplace

November 30, 2020

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...
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Mental health and domestic abuse

November 29, 2020

One of our Outreach Officers, Justine, is leading on wellbeing within the team and discusses the relationship between mental health and domestic abuse. Research has shown that there is a definite link between experien...
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How to make your workplace a safe space for employees

November 28, 2020

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...
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How domestic abuse effects children

November 27, 2020

Children and Young Person’s Therapist at Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP), Georgina Rolfe, talks us through the affects domestic abuse has on children. We can all imagine the image that comes to mind, when we think ab...
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What is domestic abuse and how does it impact the workplace?

November 26, 2020

Domestic abuse can destroy lives, leaving physical and emotional scars. Those experiencing domestic abuse can find themselves isolated from friends and family and lose their independence. It can take many forms, not just...
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White Ribbon 2020 at BWP

November 25, 2020

Never commit, excuse or remain silent about male violence towards women. November 25th is the International Day for the elimination of violence against women, also known as White Ribbon Day. Men throughout the world are...
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Celebrating Black History Month

October 15, 2020

It's Black History Month, a time dedicated to commemorating the history and achievements of the black community. President Gerald Ford officially recognised Black History Month in 1976, calling upon the public to: ...
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Equality during a pandemic and beyond

October 5, 2020

Ten years on from the introduction of the Equality Act 2010 we review whether it has done what it was set out to do. We also consider the impact of COVID-19 on the experiences of women, particularly those with several of...
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Older women suffer domestic abuse too

October 1, 2020

On International Day of Older Persons, we’re focusing on the often-hidden issue of domestic abuse of older women. Domestic abuse is often wrongly considered to be a younger person’s problem, with many support service...
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Is narcissism making you suffer? Discover the key signs of this manipulative abuse

September 24, 2020

Perpetrators of domestic abuse often have narcissistic personality traits. The type of manipulative abuse associated with narcissism can be highly damaging and is deliberately confusing. Understanding this type of abu...
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