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

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

Valentine reminder

February 14, 2018

It’s Valentine’s Day which for many is a celebration of love but is also a day on which to remember that February 14 will not be a bunch of roses for everyone. Those in healthy relationships know and respect the f...
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What friends are for

February 3, 2018

Friends are the people we have fun with, enjoy being with and who we turn to for advice and support. It is for this reason that often the first person that someone suffering abuse confides in is a friend. But what ...
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Does he tell you you’re crazy?

January 24, 2018

Have you heard of gaslighting? It’s a term that comes from a 1938 stage play called Gas Light in which a woman suffers systematic psychological manipulation by her husband. Film adaptations of the story were release...
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Reclaim the night

November 22, 2017

Do you ever feel uneasy when you walk down the street by yourself? Do you ever worry that what you’re wearing may attract unwanted attention? Are you ever scared for your safety at night? Many women would answer yes...
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Help us bag a share of fund

November 14, 2017

Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2...
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November 7, 2017

An invitation to people to play a part in raising awareness of domestic abuse is being issued by Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) as part of its plans for White Ribbon Day. Groups and individuals around the world mark...
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Speak up and speak out

November 1, 2017

Today (November 1) is International Stress Awareness Day which we thought is a useful prompt to remind people affected by domestic abuse – directly and indirectly – just how much damage it can do, even when there is ...
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Vote to help BWP get friends

October 31, 2017

  Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) has got a chance to get support from the Aviva Community Fund for its befriending project, but needs help to make it happen. If the organisation, which provides support to wo...
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Choir’s charity single to help BWP

October 18, 2017

Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP) has been chosen to benefit from sales of a charity single due to be released by an all-female choir in November. Called “Angels”, the song is an original composition written by Charl...
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Our Hero

October 12, 2017

Award night for Andrea   The achievements of Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) founder member Andrea Lucy-Hirst were officially recognised last night at the Nottingham Post Heroes Awards 2017.   ...
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