If someone told you they were experiencing domestic abuse
would you know what to say?
It’s not always easy to know how to respond if you are concerned that someone is experiencing domestic abuse. There are lots of myths and ideas about domestic abuse which stop women asking for help and which make it hard to know what to do and say.
At Broxtowe Women’s Project we believe that a sensitive and informed response can make all the difference and may even save a woman’s life.
If you would like a free short awareness raising session for your group or agency which can be tailored to your needs, then please contact us.
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 how recognising the need for a local domestic violence service led to BWP and provides a few of her thoughts on what … Continue reading Domestic abuse – some things old, some things new