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


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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‘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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BWP gains keynote supporter

August 1, 2018

Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP) is delighted to announce it is to receive support from Hope Community Gospel Choir after it was nominated by a member and has been voted to be one of the musical group’s charities of th...
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Never too old

July 25, 2018

Domestic Abuse in Older Women This is one of four blogs focussing on domestic abuse in Older Women leading up to International Day for Older Persons on 1st October 2018. Domestic abuse is often wrongly considered to ...
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    When he uses the child to abuse you.

    Abusive fathers will use their children in a variety of different ways to perpetuate domestic abuse. Using children is highly effective as a way of exerting power and control over their intimate partners or former partners.

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