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Women's Work Crystal Charity Gala 2018 [28 March 2018 ]
Women's Work invites you to celebrate their 15th anniversary on Saturday 1st September 2018.
Don't miss this amazing evening of entertainment, having fun and raising vital funds, for Derby's award winning charity for disadvantaged women and children.
Individual tickets cost just £35. Click here to purchase tickets.
Help Women's Work with AmazonSmile [19 February 2018 ]
From 1 March 2018 Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price of any eligible goods purchased through smile.amazon.co.uk to Women’s Work (Derbyshire) Ltd if you select us at the start of your shopping. Only purchases made through smile.amazon.co.uk will generate donations. There is no charge and the shopping experience is identical to amazon.co.uk with the added benefit that we receive a donation.
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Derbyshire Inspirational Woman 2017 [14 March 2017 ]
This is Derbyshire Inspirational Woman 2017 thanks to all who voted and the judging panel.
“Derby sex worker numbers cut to 30, say police” Derby Telegraph Article [ 8 August 2015 ]
Police say in 2011 an estimated 80 sex workers operated in the Normanton and Pear Tree areas. Now, thanks to a dedicated operation, a partnership working with a city-based women's charity and the help of the local population, that number is down to about 30.
PC Andy Hardy, who heads Operation Scarlett which targets street workers and people who pay for sex, said: "I would estimate we now have about 30 on-street sex workers, although they don't all work at once. It is very transient, with some women only working sporadically when they need to.
"As many as 80 were active on the streets four years ago, with numbers gradually decreasing as the police operation has taken a long-term and sustainable approach."
Derby woman: I escaped the partner who beat and raped me but my new man was another abuser - Derby Telegraph [29 July 2015 ]
Beaten throughout three pregnancies - resulting in one miscarriage, raped and having her six-week-old baby thrown at her are all experiences one woman endured at the hands of her partner. It was only one day when he hit their young son so hard that it left a hand-print on his leg that she snapped and finally threw him out for good.
It was only one day when he hit their young son so hard that it left a hand-print on his leg that she snapped and finally threw him out for good.