Blog

Child Grooming

On Tuesday 14th May, after a three and a half month trial, seven men from Oxford were convicted at the Old Bailey for a total of 43 charges relating to at least six victims aged 11-12. Whilst this is one of the largest child grooming exploitation rings to have been exposed in recent years, it is …

Free activities for Haringey youth over the summer!

Free activities for Haringey youth over the summer!

JAN Trust (www.jantrust.org) is offering free activities over the summer holidays for Haringey based Black, Asian and minority ethnic youth aged 11+. Activities include supplementary English and Maths classes along with social activities such as free trips to places of interest. To register your interest please phone us on 020 8889 9433.

Rise in Anti-Muslim hate crime

Rise in Anti-Muslim hate crime

Whilst the Woolwich attacks were devastatingly shocking and many of us responded with huge amounts of sympathy for the victim and his family, others chose to respond to it with what was described as a tenfold increase of Islamophobic attacks on Muslims. In response to the attack, many members from the English Defence League took …

Hornsey School for Girls Action Day

On Friday 28th June we again visited the Hornsey School for Girls; we were invited to support the launch of their Early & Forced Marriage Launch Event, organised by Year 10 students as part of their GCSE coursework. We had worked with the students before; we delivered our outreach workshops when they were starting their …

Refugee Awareness Week 2013

Refugee Awareness Week 2013

  Refugee week aims to deliver a better understanding of Britain’s history of providing sanctuary to people escaping persecution. This week aims to highlight the many different ways in which refugees have positively contributed to our society as well being a huge part of our culture and heritage. There is much history in Britain which …

The Reluctant Fundamentalist Film Review

The Reluctant Fundamentalist Film Review

Title: – The Reluctant Fundamentalist Director: – Mira Nair Lead Actors:-Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Live Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland, Om Puri Genre: – Thriller, Action Settings: – Lahore, Istanbul, New York Plot Overview: – Chasing success as a young Princeton graduate on Wall Street, Changez finds himself amidst a crisis after 9/11 shatters his reality drastically, …

How to spot Islamophobia in the media

Alan Judd, a journalist from The Telegraph recently wrote an article entitled ‘How to spot a terrorist living in your neighbourhood’.  The article attempts to educate readers on how to identify potential extremists by being aware of their social interactions and changes in behaviour. While the article suggests that certain attributes are often portrayed by potential …

Sexual violence in India: Is Bollywood to blame?

The world of Bollywood in India is extremely influential; hundreds of films are produced by Bollywood every year and over the course of its history it has inspired generations of film fans and filled countless young people with dreams. On the 16th December last year, a twenty-three year old woman, who was later identified as Jyoti …