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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.

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.

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BBC Children in Need [ 5 March 2015 ]

Women's Work recently receuved a grant from BBC Children in Need to fund 'The Little Links' project. This project focuses solely on the needs of children aged 6-11 and aims to inform and support children via structured sessions to cope with the disruption that is sometimes the result of living in a household where substance misuse occurs and affects their health and wellbeing.

Women's Work recently receuved a grant from BBC Children in Need to fund 'The Little Links' project. This project focuses solely on the needs of children aged 6-11 and aims to inform and support children via structured sessions to cope with the disruption that is sometimes the result of living in a household where substance misuse occurs and affects their health and wellbeing.

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Derby Women’s Work gets £500,000 grant to help those ‘below the radar’ [24 September 2014 ]

A CITY charity has been awarded almost £500,000 to work with vulnerable women in the city. Women's Work will receive £498,376 from the Big Lottery Fund over the next four years for a new project, called Below the Radar.

A CITY charity has been awarded almost £500,000 to work with vulnerable women in the city.

Women's Work will receive £498,376 from the Big Lottery Fund over the next four years for a new project, called Below the Radar.

The charity was set up in 2003 to provide respite, advice and support to women with drug and alcohol addictions – specifically targeting those involved in street sex work.

It now also supports woman, and their families, affected by domestic abuse.

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Women’s Work wins a Lloyds Bank Community fund award [23 September 2014 ]

Women's Work have won a Lloyd's bank Community fund award: a contribution to the salary of the Family Support Worker on the Link Work Project.

Women's Work have won a Lloyd's bank Community fund award: a contribution to the salary of the Family Support Worker on the Link Work Project.

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Lottery Grant for The Bigger Difference Project [ 1 August 2014 ]

Large numbers of disadvantaged women involved in street sex work and drug alcohol misuse are set to benefit from a major lottery windfall.

Large numbers of disadvantaged women involved in street sex work and drug alcohol misuse are set to benefit from a major lottery windfall.

Women’s Work (Derbyshire) Ltd received a grant totalling £485,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver the Bigger Difference Project for the next 3 years.

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