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


A survivor’s poem about escaping abuse

December 11, 2020

A woman we have had the privilege of helping has written a poem, taking us through her experience of domestic abuse. The poem was recorded and played out as part of the virtual White Ribbon coffee morning with Broxtow...
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How reading and writing can help survivors of domestic abuse

December 8, 2020

Dr Sally Olewe-Richards, Treasurer of Broxtowe Women's Project (BWP), explains how reading and writing can be powerful tools for survivors of domestic abuse: As both a survivor of domestic abuse and a trustee of the b...
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National Writing Day

June 24, 2020

Writing your story “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you”. Maya Angelou     Emotional and autobiographical story telling can have huge benefits to both you and others w...
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Listen – by Jay Trivedi

March 8, 2018

We are thrilled on International Women’s Day to share a poem written for Broxtowe Women’s Project. Called “Listen”, it has been penned by Jay Trivedi. https://youtu.be/Ez8sdpS1ooc Jay is a friend of one ...
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