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 ... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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 ... Read more
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... Read more
There’s a chance to see some beautiful gardens, pick up some tips and inspiration and help Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) at the same time this weekend.
It’s Beeston and Chilwell Garden Trail on Saturday and Sun... Read more
At BWP we fully appreciate that what might happen to a pet is an important factor for many women affected by domestic abuse who are thinking of fleeing.
Did you know that 40% of the UK population own a pet? There’s ... Read more
After 16 years of hard work, dedication and achieving success for Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP), founder member Andrea Lucy-Hirst has decided to step down from the management committee. A conversation with her reveals... Read more
When people – those working in professional services included - think about domestic abuse, they often think of it as something that affects younger women.
But research suggests that thousands of older women, includ... Read more
ECONOMIC ABUSE AWARENESS In this article, PayPlan’s CEO, Rachel Duffey explores the challenges of recognising clients who are experiencing economic abuse and what this means for debt advisers. It is estimated that around two million adults experience domestic abuse every year. More shockingly, two women are killed each week by a current or former partner … Continue reading Economic Abuse Awareness→