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

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


World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2017

When domestic abuse is physical, the damage caused is clear for all to see, but today, which is World Mental Health Day, we want to remind people about the damage it does to a person’s mental health.   We al...
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Use Day of Older Persons to think

October 1, 2017

Today (Sunday, October 1) is the International Day of Older Persons; a day designated by the United Nations back in 1990. The day is given a theme each year and for 2017 it is: “Stepping into the Future: Tapping ...
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Andrea is award finalist!

September 28, 2017

Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) is delighted to learn that founder member Andrea Lucy-Hirst has been selected as a finalist in the Nottingham Post Heroes Awards 2017. After years of hard work and dedication for BWP, ...
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U can txt 2

August 14, 2017

Some people who need the help of Broxtowe Women’s Project might find picking up the phone difficult or worrying. We do understand. For this reason, we offer sending a text as a way of getting in touch with us. Be...
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Report captures year of success

August 7, 2017

A 26% increase in the number of women supported, the recruitment of more than a dozen volunteers and development of a three-year strategic plan are among the achievements highlighted in Broxtowe Women Project’s Annual ...
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Could you be a friend?

July 30, 2017

Today (July 30) is the International Day of Friendship, a day on which the United Nations (UN) encourages governments, organisations and community groups to hold events, activities and initiatives that promote solidarity...
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Being a Trustee for BWP

July 24, 2017

My Trustee journey for Broxtowe Women’s Project has been one full of energy, enthusiasm and opportunities. I discovered the organisation whilst browsing through other volunteering opportunities on the Just Do-It web...
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“Am I going crazy?”

July 10, 2017

A question often asked by a woman on her first phone call to us. The answer to this question could begin a new hope inside her, determine that she is not crazy and help her see a future. Domestic abuse is often emotio...
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How are you?

June 21, 2017

I’m exhausted! I’m so tired. I can’t even think straight. I feel numb. Why is he doing this? I just want a ‘normal’ family. Why can’t I move on? He has, he’s happy, always boasting about how ...
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Doing good is good for you

June 12, 2017

Did you know that volunteering can actually improve your health? We are always keen to make people aware of the range of volunteering opportunities Broxtowe Women’s Project offers and hope to encourage a few of them...
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