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

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

New statutory guidance on identifying and responding to Domestic Abuse published

July 12, 2022

New statutory guidance on identifying and responding to domestic abuse and its impact on victims was published  on 8 July 2022, by the Home Office. The Domestic Abuse statutory guidance sets out in detail what consti...
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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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Getting your company to understand why domestic abuse affects business

December 7, 2020

Domestic abuse not only impacts on the wellbeing of the person being abused, it affects co-workers and the financial strength and success of the companies for which they work too. One in three women will experience ...
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Depression and domestic abuse in the workplace

November 30, 2020

It's not always easy to spot the signs of domestic abuse, which is why Broxtowe Women's Project feel so strongly about making sure businesses know what to look out for. Most people think domestic abuse is is violent o...
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Mental health and domestic abuse

November 29, 2020

One of our Outreach Officers, Justine, is leading on wellbeing within the team and discusses the relationship between mental health and domestic abuse. Research has shown that there is a definite link between experien...
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How to make your workplace a safe space for employees

November 28, 2020

For many, stress at work is connected to coping with how much they have to do or clashes with colleagues, but have you ever considered that it could be the result of domestic abuse? Home Office figures show that 75% o...
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What is domestic abuse and how does it impact the workplace?

November 26, 2020

Domestic abuse can destroy lives, leaving physical and emotional scars. Those experiencing domestic abuse can find themselves isolated from friends and family and lose their independence. It can take many forms, not just...
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Teachers learn signs of domestic abuse

April 19, 2017

Training sessions are being delivered at several primary schools in Stapleford to help raise awareness among staff about domestic abuse and what to do if they discover children are witnessing it at home. Organised by ...
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