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Basic Domestic Violence Awareness

5th February 2015 Help & Advice, Upcoming Events Tags: , , , , , , 0 Comments

Want to learn MORE…?

Here are the dates, please contact us on the agency line below or speak to the person who gave you this leaflet and the handout to book your place. Look forward to meeting you on the FREE training… (In the Beeston area: Prompt Start at 1pm – 3pm) Arrival time: 12.30pm onwards

Wednesday 11th March 2015


Learn how to start to recognise the signs of domestic violence/abuse

Find out more why abuse happens and the barriers that may be faced when trying to leave abuse?

Where can women go for help?

How can YOU help someone?


Do you think YOU or your TEAM can benefit from learning about this subject and knowing what to do? We can tailor our sessions to suit your needs. Can offer team briefings. Short sessions for a minimum group of 6 people and maximum group of 20 people. We can arrange to come to your venue to deliver or we can try and book elsewhere for you and your team to get to. Please contact the project and speak to one of the workers. Thank you.



Broxtowe Women’s Project, is a domestic violence charity that provides information and outreach service to women who have or are experiencing domestic abuse. We cover the North Broxtowe and Stapleford areas of Nottingham. We work alongside women to explore options and empower them to a life free from abuse.


Working in partnership with Broxtowe CAB and Hope Nottingham to make a difference to women’s and children’s lives by raising Domestic Violence Awareness.


Tel (For agencies): 01773 718 555 Fax: 01773 765457 PO Box 6660 Nottingham NG16 3ZE

Call: 01773 719 111 (for women who require support) Text: 07914634190 (both lines between 10am – 1pm: Mon – Fri, confidential answerphone available)


What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is about power and control of one person over another. It can be physical, emotional, sexual, mental or financial abuse by your partner, husband or anyone you are having or have had an intimate relationship with. It can happen to any woman regardless of her age, race, sexuality or disability. Abuse can also take place within family type relationships i.e. from son to mother; between siblings; from grandson to grandma; mother to son; etc. Domestic violence is rarely a one-off event and physical violence often escalates in frequency and severity over time. The violence may not happen regularly but other kinds of controlling behaviour may be ongoing, leaving someone feeling off-balance or anxious about their relationship. The abuse often develops slowly over a long period of time, and can start at any point in a relationship, even many years after people first meet. Although every situation is different, there are some common behaviours that link the experience of an abusive relationship. All of these behaviours come from the abuser’s desire to maintain power and control over another person. It important to remember that there are lots of men that do not perpetrate or condone abuse against women.


Book your place now… Learn more… Be open to making a difference to women’s & children’s lives




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