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


Recognise your older self

October 9, 2018

In our focus on older survivors, our previous two blogs have focused firstly on the specific issues with older abuse, and secondly on what can be done about it. In this blog we will look at some case studies of older abu...
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What not to say

September 17, 2018

In the past we have talked about what friends and family members can say to someone affected by domestic abuse, but it is just as important to know what NOT to say. If someone confides in you that they are experiencin...
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Trio triumph in triathlon

August 22, 2018

Broxtowe Women’s project would like to say a huge well done to the two members of staff and the Trustee who successfully completed a sprint triathlon and an even bigger thank you to those who sponsored them.   ...
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A healthier approach

August 14, 2018

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 ...
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BWP gains keynote supporter

August 1, 2018

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...
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We are recruiting

July 30, 2018

We are looking for a children's and young people therapist, the candidate will be instrumental in the developing and delivery of this new service area. BWP has recently been awarded funding from Children in Need to deve...
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Never too old

July 25, 2018

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 ...
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A blooming wonderful result

June 29, 2018

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...
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A terrible football result

June 28, 2018

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...
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Trio to tackle triathlon for BWP

June 26, 2018

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...
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    In our focus on older survivors, our previous two blogs have focused firstly on the specific issues with older abuse, and secondly on what can be done about it. In this blog we will look at some case studies of older abuse. Looking at case studies makes the abuse more real, and some readers may … Continue reading Recognise your older self

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