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The latest blogs from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.


Muted shades…

November 30, 2023

Ahead of White Ribbon Day 2023, we held 'Writing into Recovery' poetry workshops as part of our Wellbeing Service with women. The classes focused on writing poetry as a path towards ownership, discovery and transformatio...
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Crushed

November 29, 2023

Ahead of White Ribbon Day 2023, we held 'Writing into Recovery' poetry workshops as part of our Wellbeing Service with women. The classes focused on writing poetry as a path towards ownership, discovery and transformatio...
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And Breathe

November 28, 2023

Ahead of White Ribbon Day 2023, we held 'Writing into Recovery' poetry workshops as part of our Wellbeing Service with women. The classes focused on writing poetry as a path towards ownership, discovery and transformatio...
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Self-Expression

November 27, 2023

Ahead of White Ribbon Day 2023, we held 'Writing into Recovery' poetry workshops as part of our Wellbeing Service with women. The classes focused on writing poetry as a path towards ownership, discovery and transformatio...
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Understanding economic abuse – why your voice matters this Talk Money Week

November 6, 2023

What is economic abuse? For Talk Money Week 2023, we’re teaming up with Payplan to raise awareness of economic abuse and the support available for victims. Economic abuse is a form of domestic abuse that involves a...
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Survivor Poem: An Ode To My Former Self

March 29, 2023

The poem below has been written by a survivor of Domestic Abuse Kat.  Kat has been supported by BWP, attending our Survivor's programme, and recently a Writing into Wellness event run by our Wellbeing team. As you...
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Emotional Abuse of Children Post Separation

March 20, 2023

Children commonly suffer emotional abuse by fathers intent on continuing to exert power and control over their former partner. Possessive men will use children in an attempt to persuade their mother back into the r...
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Triggering messages in post-separation abuse

February 23, 2023

Are you triggered by his communications? A common issue in post-separation abuse is that women are often ‘triggered’ by text or email exchanges with their former partner who is still seeking to abuse them. Th...
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Regaining control following Domestic Abuse

February 6, 2023

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker Every facet of domestic abuse is motivated by the desire to gain and maintain power and control over another, oft...
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Victim Blaming in Domestic Abuse

January 5, 2023

“What did she do to wind him up so badly?” “She shouldn’t have been drinking.” “She slept with his best mate, is it any wonder he lost it?” “She dressed like a slag and gets raped. Didn’t she a...
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    Wear Your PJ’s For BWP!

    Raising funds to help support the critical work we do at BWP has never been more important. Following on from the resounding success of the Gala dinner in February we are launching our wear your PJ’s for BWP day. This fundraising event coincides with National Wear Your Pyjamas to Work Day! We are asking individuals, … Continue reading Wear Your PJ’s For BWP!

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