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

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


How special do you make yourself feel?

December 4, 2018

Are you struggling to get over your past? Have you moved on from an abusive relationship but can’t shake off low moods? So many survivors of domestic abuse are left with low moods and depression. They’ve often lost ...
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BWP Reclaim the night

November 29, 2018

Last weekend I did something a little different… I joined a Women’s March! Reclaim the Night is a night for women to come together and protest against street harassment and all forms of men’s violence against women...
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Is your business domestic abuse aware?

November 27, 2018

Sunday (November 25) was White Ribbon Day, also known as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was also the start of the 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence.* The 16 days c...
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‘Choose Respect’

November 15, 2018

Anti-Bullying Week 2018 takes place from the 12th-16th November. Broxtowe Women’s Project are proud to support and promote Anti-Bullying week. The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2018 is ‘Choose Respect’. The aim ...
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Money Matters

November 13, 2018

Talk Money Week is the annual celebration of the work thousands of organisations are doing to improve money management across the UK, so we decided it would be a good idea to join in with Talk Money Week and discuss fina...
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How safe is your home?

October 23, 2018

October is Home Security Awareness Month.  For most people it is always handy to have extra safety advice, but for survivors of domestic abuse it can be even more valuable. Home is meant to be a safe place, a place w...
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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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