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

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

Join BWP, FSB and Darren Henry MP at virtual roundtable on 27 May

May 11, 2021

On 27 May, our Partnership Officer, Chris Harris, will be joining Darren Henry (MP for Broxtowe), Matt Batterham from Broxtowe Borough Council, and Natalie Gasson-McKinley of Federation of Small Business (FSB) at a (virt...
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It’s not your fault. Self-blame and domestic abuse.

May 5, 2021

He monitors your phone, withholds money, terrorises you, isolates you, calls you a mental slag. You will know this behaviour is abusive and wrong, but on some level, you may feel it’s partly your fault that he behaves...
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May Day miles first of many for charity fundraisers

May 4, 2021

A group of Nottingham women who came together while receiving support for their experience of domestic abuse completed their first miles together on May 1. The women from across Broxtowe, who name themselves the Wellb...
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Trauma bonding – why you can’t stop loving the narcissist

April 20, 2021

Trauma bonding makes you psychologically addicted to your abuser. This explains why trying to stop contact feels like you are coming off a drug. Survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse will often form trauma bonds ...
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Broxtowe women walk to support others affected by Domestic Abuse

April 14, 2021

A group of Nottingham women who came together while receiving support for their experience of domestic abuse are encouraging others to join them as they walk to raise awareness this May. The women from across Broxtowe...
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Grant will help Beeston businesses tackle domestic abuse

April 13, 2021

Employers across Beeston and Chilwell can access help to support workers affected by domestic abuse thanks to a grant awarded to BWP from The Rotary Club of Beeston this week. With the grant of £1,000, BWP, which wor...
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Home Secretary visit for BWP

April 8, 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BWP were honoured to receive a visit on Thursday (8 April 2021) from the Home Secretary, Priti Patel to discuss male violence against women and girls.  The visit made BBC East Midlands...
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We are recruiting – Children’s Outreach Workers

April 5, 2021

WE ARE RECRUITING! BWP require TWO experienced and highly capable Children’s Outreach Officers who can hit the ground running to ensure that children on our waiting list can access much needed specialist support. 2 x...
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Stress Awareness Month April 2021 – Regain Connection, Certainty and Control

March 30, 2021

April marks the start of Stress Awareness Month! Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. According to the...
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Joint letter to the Prime Minister

March 23, 2021

97 specialist organisations supporting survivors of violence against women and girls have written to the prime minister with serious concerns about the government’s current response to male violence. The tragic death ...
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