JAN Trust is a multi-award winning charity empowering and providing leadership for women in order to create positive and active citizens of society

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Press coverage - Mirror

Press coverage - Mirror

The Mirror published a piece on our Director's 7/7 near death experience and the tireless work she has been carrying out since then with grass roots c... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

The BBC News quoted our Director, Sajda Mughal OBE following the Prime Ministers annoucement of English language skills and Muslim women. The article ... Read more

Worthy Cause for Prime Mi…

Worthy Cause for Prime Minister

The Evening Standard wrote about JAN Trust and the dire funding crisis it faces. The article can be found here and below: A worthy cause for a c... Read more

OBE Award

OBE Award

Our Director, Sajda Mughal, was awarded with an OBE in the Queens New Years Honours List 2015 for her work at JAN Trust and towards community cohesion... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

Recently the Evening Standard spoke to a forced marriage perpetrator (Pakistani mother) who has forced her daughter from the UK to Pakistani to marry ... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

Our Director, Sajda Mughal, recently featured in The Daily Telegraph Newspaper speaking about her experience as a 7th July 2005 London bombings surviv... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

Our work was recently featured in the BBC News and radio. Our Director, Sajda Mughal, spoke of the need to stop some young Muslims being radicalised v... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

Our Director, Sajda Mughal, recently featured in The Evening Standard Newspaper speaking about her experience as a 7th July 2005 London bombings survi... Read more

OBE Investiture

OBE Investiture

Our Founder, Rafaat Mughal, was awarded with her OBE on Tuesday 4th March 2014 at Buckingham Palace by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. She received... Read more

Founder awarded OBE

Founder awarded OBE

We are delighted to announce that our Founder, Rafaat Mughal, was awarded with an OBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours List. Rafaat has campaigned an... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust's recent award win from the Centre of Social Justice 2013 was covered by a range of press including the Spectator Magazine and newspapers. ... Read more

JAN Trust Wins Award

JAN Trust Wins Award

On Thursday 7th, JAN Trust won the Centre of Social Justice Award 2013 at the prestigious think-tank’s ninth annual award ceremony, held at the Royal ... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust's recent award win of 'Small Charity Big Achiever' from the Third Sector Awards 2013 was covered by a range of press. Two newspaper article... Read more

JAN Trust Wins Award

JAN Trust Wins Award

JAN Trust is extremely pleased to have been short listed and to have won the Third Sector Award for 'Small Charity Big Achiever. The prestigious Thir... Read more

JAN Trust in Press

JAN Trust in Press

On 16th August 2013, The Voice of Russia radio spoke to our Projects Director, Sajda Mughal, about the issue of forced marriages. Sajda spoke about th... Read more

Al Jazeera coverage

Al Jazeera coverage

In Sunday 10th August 2013, our Projects Director, Sajda Mughal,was live on Al Jazeera. She was speaking on the issue of forced marriages and the summ... Read more

Hate Crime

Hate Crime

JAN Trust works to raise awareness and take steps to prevent hate crime, particularly against refugee, asylum-seeking and Muslim women. Say No To Hat... Read more

Stop Domestic Violence

Stop Domestic Violence

Domestic abuse is cross-cultural and occurs irrespective of race, ethnicity, religious belief, class, sexual orientation, and/or disabilities. It is n... Read more

Against Forced Marriages

Against Forced Marriages

A forced marriage is a marriage conducted without a valid consent of one or both parties, and some form of duress is involved. Forced marriages are a... Read more

Youth

Youth

We run a successful service for young BAMER people. Young people play a vital part in our community and are potential future leaders, which is why we... Read more

Stop Honour Based Violenc…

Honour Based Violence (HBV) is a crime or act which is committed to protect or defend the so-called ‘honour’ of the family or community. Examples of ... Read more

Other

One activity we will be offering shortly is Parental Skills. Read more

Mature Women

JAN Trust provides support for elderly Black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee women. We run a regular club for mature citizens where the ladies me... Read more

Health

It is important that women from a Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as well as refugees and asylum seekers, have access to the right infor... Read more

Advice & Guidance

We provide advice and guidance on a whole host of issues affecting women from a diverse ethnic background including: Refugee/asylum Radicalisation... Read more

Mentoring

Mentoring

JAN Trust offers women one-on-one mentoring, covering a wide range of subjects aimed at enhancing their personal development.We match volunteer mentor... Read more

Community Cohesion

Community Cohesion

Given London’s diversity, we organise various cohesion projects to encourage a sense of common belonging and cultural understanding. We also delive... Read more

Services

Services

We offer a range of services, from a youth club to a mature ladies club. The activities supplement the training courses we offer and help the women an... Read more

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Web Guardians©

Web Guardians©

After spending several years researching Internet Extremism we published our report on our findings in 2012 entitled ‘Internet Extremism: Working Towa... Read more

Against Forced Marriages

Against Forced Marriages

A forced marriage is a marriage conducted without a valid consent of one or both parties, and some form of duress is involved. Forced marriages are a... Read more

Against FGM

Against FGM

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a practice that includes the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia. There are no medical reas... Read more

Schools

Schools

JAN Trust’s schools work offers a comprehensive and wide range of services. All of our schools services are delivered in a sensitive and age appropria... Read more

International

International

Our work has expanded not only throughout the UK but internationally too. USA..... An eight member British Muslim women’s delegation from the UK vi... Read more

Survivors Tour & DVD

Survivors Tour & DVD

JAN Trust has developed an innovative project, the "Looking Back to Look Forward" Survivors Tour and DVD. This unique project involves contribution... Read more

Deen Fest

Deen Fest

JAN Trust was the proud organiser of Deen Fest, an event promoting interfaith dialogue and community cohesion, which was held at the spectacular Alexa... Read more

Interfaith Forum

Interfaith Forum

Faith & Future brings together grassroots women from Abrahamic faiths i.e. Islam, Judaism and Christianity. These women meet to discuss the c... Read more

Projects

JAN Trust ensures all of its projects are innovative and are run with the aim of helping to empower communities. By mobilising the skills, talents and... Read more

The Louise Casey review: …

A report reviewing integration of ethnic minority communities in the U.K., authored by Dame Louise Casey, was published this week. The report conclude... Read more

Resistance to Extremism S…

In October 2013, five young men fled  the UK to go to Syria to fight for the Islamic State.  The boys were recruited online through manipula... Read more

The women of ISIS

Even though the volume of people leaving Europe to join Daesh in Syria and Iraq has fallen, the proportion of these who are women is rising – very dra... Read more

Let’s talk about the far-…

“Britain first, Britain will always be first” and “I am a political activist,” are the words which burst forth from Thomas Mair’s mouth as he stabbed ... Read more

November 2016: Web Guardi…

It’s Autumn 2016 and here at the JAN Trust we’re excited to say that, 6 years on from its inception, our Web Guardians© programme is stronger than eve... Read more

Mosul Families’ Resistanc…

Daesh’s heartless rule over the city of Mosul is a powerful, although horrific, story for today. But the other story – the story of the people’s resis... Read more

The Liberation of Mosul: …

The liberation of Mosul has started.  The loosening of Daesh’s grip on Iraq’s second largest city represents for them an especially devastating b... Read more

Daesh Propaganda Fizzles …

There is no doubt that Daesh is crumbling in the Middle East. It’s lost vast swathes of territory along with many of its leaders and fighters. Clearly... Read more

How Daesh Are Targeting V…

As we read, watch or hear stories about women who have been affected by the horrific actions of Daesh, one is thing is clear: it’s not only men who ar... Read more

How to Prevent Radicalisa…

According to Spain’s Secretary of State for Security, Daesh has now radicalised more than 30,000 people online to join its ranks.The announcement came... Read more

The Muslim women we need …

In July, the JAN Trust team came across an article about the oldest library in the world recently restored by the Canadian-Moroccan architect, Aziza C... Read more

Hijabs, the Scottish poli…

Summer 2016 saw Muslim women’s dress at the forefront of public debate. As the media storm surrounding the #BurkiniBan raged on, the Scottish Police F... Read more

New Racist Codewords Emer…

Internet slang and codewords morph almost constantly. That’s why it’s important that we stay as up to date as possible with changes.Knowledge of popul... Read more

Equip Muslim mothers to c…

Hate crime is often perpetrated through direct violent words and actions, but also appears as indirect aggressions through the social media world.Mock... Read more

Mental Health Among South…

Poor mental health is normally regarded as something that affects individuals. But sometimes it can help to take a step back and look at what may be t... Read more

Jihadi Bride Heading Wome…

This week news reports emerged that British widow Sally Jones is leading a secret army of female jihadis who are aiming- along with their children, to... Read more

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