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

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

Older women suffer domestic abuse too

October 1, 2020

On International Day of Older Persons, we’re focusing on the often-hidden issue of domestic abuse of older women. Domestic abuse is often wrongly considered to be a younger person’s problem, with many support service...
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Is narcissism making you suffer? Discover the key signs of this manipulative abuse

September 24, 2020

Perpetrators of domestic abuse often have narcissistic personality traits. The type of manipulative abuse associated with narcissism can be highly damaging and is deliberately confusing. Understanding this type of abu...
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Goodbye from our Business and Fundraising Manager

September 11, 2020

Sarah Dagley, the Business and Fundraising Manager for Broxtowe Women's Project, will be leaving the charity after spending over four years dedicated to the charity's cause. Sarah says: "At the end of October I will b...
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Using the worry time technique to help children

September 10, 2020

The summer holidays are over and schools across the country have opened their doors to all children for the first time since lockdown began in March. Georgina, our Children and Young People's Therapist, talks you thro...
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We are recruiting for a Finance and Office Coordinator

September 3, 2020

We are currently looking for a Finance and Office Coordinator to join our team to provide financial management support to the Board of Trustee’s, CEO and Senior Management Team. To ensure Broxtowe Women's Project is ab...
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Why self-care is so important

Your wellbeing is so important and yet so hard to achieve at times.  The Wellbeing Project was created as a supportive safe space for women who have been affected by domestic abuse to come together and meet new people. ...
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Survivor Story Final Part

July 2, 2020

In the final (for now) part of Debbie’s story, the child care issues are sorted, but new trials to get some of the money from her house that her partner sold begin …   I was given full custody; however sup...
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Survivors Story Part Four

July 1, 2020

As we move to the fourth part of Debbie’s story of 12 years of abuse, a move starts to improve life but threats by text and missed childcare appointments mean her nightmare goes on …   In April 2012 I mana...
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Survivor Story Part Three

June 30, 2020

In the third part of Debbie’s story the unbelievable extent of her partner’s financial abuse is revealed the bailiffs arrive and a custody battle begins….   I now realised I had better find out what my f...
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Survivors Story Part Two

June 29, 2020

Following on from the first part of Debbie’s story on Friday where we learned how she was controlled and badly mistreated, we continue today with her explaining how she was forced to live in a hotel room with three chi...
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