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The latest blogs from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.


National Children’s Day – A Day to Act – Sunday 12th May

May 10, 2024

National Children’s Day – A Day to Act Sunday the 12th May marks National Children’s Day, a day where the rights and freedoms of childhood are celebrated. It’s a time when children nationwide engage in activities aimed at raising awareness, both in their schools and with their families. However, the reality for many children is … Continue reading National Children’s Day – A Day to Act – Sunday 12th May


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Sponsored 10k run for BWP at Clumber Park

Sunday 23rd June 9am at Clumber Park – will you be there to run for us?
Our services are needed more now than ever and we need your help to keep them running. 
Sign up is free, all we ask is that you try to raise as much in sponsorship as you can. Every single £1 helps. 
You can really make a difference. 


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Run for BWP!

April 29, 2024

Take part in the Nottingham Running Festival on 4th August and raise money for BWP whilst you are at it!


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World Book Night 2024. The Power of Words.

April 24, 2024

As part of World Book Night 2024 we are launching our Power of Words project. The ‘Power Of Words’ project aims to provide an improved access to reading & writing to the women we work with. The project will use creative workshops, interactive exhibitions, word walks, pop-up book events, drawing & photography to make reading … Continue reading World Book Night 2024. The Power of Words.


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Our International Women’s Day 2024

March 22, 2024

On March 8th we had a huge celebration in honour of International Women’s Day! We organised a huge community event to Inspire Inclusion, fusing fashion and food together in creative and innovative ways, centring the voices of the survivors we work with. We’d love you to see what was created and appreciate the hard work … Continue reading Our International Women’s Day 2024


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Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence

February 9, 2024

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


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Visit Our New ‘Change The Story’ Art & Poetry Exhibition

February 6, 2024

Here at Broxtowe Women’s Project we have unveiled a new exhibition featuring poetry and art pieces created by survivors of domestic abuse. A series of creative workshops, funded by Broxtowe Borough Council’s UK Shared Prosperity Funding, were led by poet Penny Hughes to creatively explore themes of ownership, discovery and transformation. The workshops were run … Continue reading Visit Our New ‘Change The Story’ Art & Poetry Exhibition


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Economic Abuse: An Insidious Form Of Domestic Abuse

January 29, 2024

  Economic abuse is an insidious form of abuse that often continues long after the relationship has ended. It has been recognised by the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 as any behaviour that has a substantial and adverse effect on an individual’s ability to acquire, use or maintain money or other property or obtain goods or … Continue reading Economic Abuse: An Insidious Form Of Domestic Abuse


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The End of Poetry after Ada Limón

December 8, 2023

Ahead of White Ribbon Day 2023, we held ‘Writing into Recovery’ poetry workshops as part of our Wellbeing Service with women. The classes focused on writing poetry as a path towards ownership, discovery and transformation led by poet Penny Hughes, using this year’s White Ribbon Day theme, #ChangeTheStory. The poems featured in a trail around … Continue reading The End of Poetry after Ada Limón


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Transformation

December 7, 2023

Ahead of White Ribbon Day 2023, we held ‘Writing into Recovery’ poetry workshops as part of our Wellbeing Service with women. The classes focused on writing poetry as a path towards ownership, discovery and transformation led by poet Penny Hughes, using this year’s White Ribbon Day theme, #ChangeTheStory. The poems featured in a trail around … Continue reading Transformation


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