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

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


Workplace stress – is abuse the cause?

May 18, 2018

We’re nearing the end of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May). Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year the theme is stress. For many, stress at work is connected to coping with how much they have to do...
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Stress-ing the importance of help

May 15, 2018

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...
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Abuse training for professionals

April 24, 2018

Professionals including local authority officers, housing organisation staff, HR team members, CAB teams and children centre workers who come into contact with women experiencing domestic abuse are being offered the oppo...
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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...
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Listen – by Jay Trivedi

March 8, 2018

We are thrilled on International Women’s Day to share a poem written for Broxtowe Women’s Project. Called “Listen”, it has been penned by Jay Trivedi. https://youtu.be/Ez8sdpS1ooc Jay is a friend of one ...
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Press for Progress and be proud

Today (Thursday, March 8) is International Women’s Day.   It is celebrated around the world and highlights the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also promotes equality. Many ...
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Student show to help BWP

February 14, 2018

Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP) is to benefit from a unique dance event organised by students from Nottingham Trent University (NTU). The Trent Tigerlilies, NTU’s burlesque dance group, has organised its first ever i...
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Valentine reminder

It’s Valentine’s Day which for many is a celebration of love but is also a day on which to remember that February 14 will not be a bunch of roses for everyone. Those in healthy relationships know and respect the f...
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What friends are for

February 3, 2018

Friends are the people we have fun with, enjoy being with and who we turn to for advice and support. It is for this reason that often the first person that someone suffering abuse confides in is a friend. But what ...
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Does he tell you you’re crazy?

January 24, 2018

Have you heard of gaslighting? It’s a term that comes from a 1938 stage play called Gas Light in which a woman suffers systematic psychological manipulation by her husband. Film adaptations of the story were release...
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