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

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


Supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage

December 11, 2020

Karma Nirvana is an award-winning National charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. Honour crimes are not determined by age, faith, gender or sexuality, and Karma Nirvana support and work wit...
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Men who endure abuse

December 10, 2020

Talking about abuse and domestic violence can be a difficult task for anyone. It can be painful, confusing and make you feel ashamed, inadequate and isolated. And it can be incredibly challenging when you are a man be...
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LGBT+ and domestic abuse

December 9, 2020

Galop has provided advice, support, research and lobbying around the issues of LGBT+ policing for over 30 years. They support all LGBT+ people who've experienced hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence. LGBT+ ex...
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What does financial abuse look like?

December 6, 2020

Economic or Financial abuse is a common tactic of many abusers. It affects 8.7 million people across the UK and for 3% of all UK cases, economic abuse started during the first lockdown. Financial abuse is the power-pl...
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What is a bystander and how can you help someone suffering abuse?

December 4, 2020

One of our Outreach Officer, Sandra, goes through what coercive control is and how you can spot it - whether it may be happening to you or someone you know. It could be friend, family member or even a colleague. Domes...
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The chilling truth behind stalking and why we should all be aware of it

December 3, 2020

Victoria Charleston, Strategy and Development Manager at The Alice Ruggles Trust, has worked within the stalking sector for four years. Victoria now focuses on raising awareness amongst young people of stalking an...
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Coercive behaviour and how to escape it

December 2, 2020

One of our Outreach Officers, Sandra, goes through what coercive control is and how you can spot it - whether it may be happening to you or someone you know. It could be friend, family member or even a colleague. Coer...
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Older women suffer domestic abuse too

December 1, 2020

On International Day of Older Persons, we’re focusing on the often-hidden issue of domestic abuse of older women. Domestic abuse is often wrongly considered to be a younger person’s problem, with many support service...
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How domestic abuse effects children

November 27, 2020

Children and Young Person’s Therapist at Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP), Georgina Rolfe, talks us through the affects domestic abuse has on children. We can all imagine the image that comes to mind, when we think ab...
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Is narcissism making you suffer? Discover the key signs of this manipulative abuse

September 24, 2020

Perpetrators of domestic abuse often have narcissistic personality traits. The type of manipulative abuse associated with narcissism can be highly damaging and is deliberately confusing. Understanding this type of abu...
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