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

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


Our message is always the same

June 24, 2018

Over the past 11 days there have been numerous stories in the papers and on TV and radio about the increase in domestic abuse linked to the World Cup, which kicked off in Russia on June 14. Reference has been made to ...
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How your self esteem can be affected following an abusive relationship

June 21, 2018

People often just think about the physical damage caused by abusive relationships, but it’s generally the emotional scars that take longer to heal. The most common emotional fallout from abusive relationships is loss o...
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You have got time!

June 8, 2018

Over the past week you have probably seen posts about volunteering on your Facebook page or twitter account, on your work intranet or heard it mentioned in adverts and articles on the TV and in newspapers. The reason ...
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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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