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Posts Tagged ‘domestic abuse’

Have you heard about the frog that boiled?

27 February 2019
Joanne had been married for twelve years, and had got used to her husband’s constant put-downs. He had started, years ago, by calling her stupid, ugly and worthless. Now, after two children and multiple daily insults, she believed him. She felt that she couldn’t do anything without his approval, and that she was unable to hold down a job. Her self-esteem was...
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There’s Always More We Can Do

16 January 2019
Naomi Dickson, CEO of JWA writes a reflective report about the last 12 months and reasserts our important goals for the community. THIS BLOG ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN JLIFE MAGAZINE http://www.jlifemagazine.co.uk/jewish-womens-aid-naomi-dickson-jwa/ It’s been an interesting year – a year where #MeToo has continued to loom large and where its fallout has meant...
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How do you help a friend who’s living with domestic abuse?

26 November 2018
How do you help a friend who's living with domestic abuse? Blog by JWA CEO Naomi Dickson for IDEVAW2018 (first published as Latte Lounge guest blog) You’re at a coffee shop with a group of old, close friends. One of them turns to you and says ‘My relationship isn’t quite right’. You had suspected this for some time but hadn’t know how to broach it with...
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Moving on

18 May 2016
We recently moved to a new head office. It was a pretty seamless move, as they go: well organised, good-humoured, with an excellent removals consultant and very obliging removal men. We spent many days packing and archiving, so that by the time we left we had seriously downsized our files and thrown out a huge amount of the "just in case" things we had kept for...
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