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

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

Do you still care what he thinks of you even though you’ve left?

August 3, 2022

Blog written by BWP Outreach Worker, Sandra.  “Care about people’s approval, and you will always be their prisoner” - Lao Tzu When someone thinks badly of us or accuses us of terrible things, it’s normal t...
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Generous Donation Follows Home Refurb for Abuse Survivor

July 27, 2022

Local Domestic Abuse Charity, BWP, has welcomed a generous donation of £500 from Broxtowe Borough Council’s principal housing contractor, United Living. Chris Harrison, United Living Site Manager, along with Debbie...
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Domestic Abuse and its impact on mothering

July 25, 2022

Domestic Abuse can seriously impact on a mothers’ ability to parent her children. Abusive men can cause significant damage to what should be a happy and natural process. Mothering can be undermined so badly by this...
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Sun shines on summer launch

July 21, 2022

BWP and LLeisure were delighted to welcome so many friends, partners and women we support to the D.H. Lawrence Museum on Wednesday for Cream Tea, and the launch of Work It Out Together. More than 30 people from partne...
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Actor Sam Beckinsale Becomes Nottinghamshire Charity’s Inaugural Patron

July 18, 2022

BWP is delighted to announce that actor Samantha Beckinsale, whose own roots run deep in the area, has been appointed as its first ever Patron. Samantha may be best known for her roles in classic TV series’ London...
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New statutory guidance on identifying and responding to Domestic Abuse published

July 12, 2022

New statutory guidance on identifying and responding to domestic abuse and its impact on victims was published  on 8 July 2022, by the Home Office. The Domestic Abuse statutory guidance sets out in detail what consti...
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How to improve your self-esteem after Domestic Abuse

July 11, 2022

Self-esteem refers to confidence in our own worth, character, abilities and value. Having good self-esteem is important because it influences and motivates us in a positive way, it’s linked with happiness and is im...
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Design Competition Winners Sparkle this RSE Day

June 30, 2022

The winners of a children’s art competition were announced this week, with the dazzling designs on display in Beeston Library to coincide with Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day. In a competition organised by...
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Funding Grant Will Fight Loneliness Through Exercise

June 29, 2022

BWP is delighted to announce that is has been awarded funding from Western Power Distribution’s Community Matters fund to help combat feelings of isolation and loneliness. With this funding BWP is working with local...
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Loneliness and Domestic Abuse

June 14, 2022

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.” - Mother Teresa Human contact including love, friendships, intimacy, family and a feeling of belonging are vital human needs. Psycho...
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