Posts Tagged: Another Way Forward

Tackling abuse on social media

Tackling abuse on social media

Reports of social media abuse have dramatically increased during the pandemic. With social media giants being under more scrutiny than ever before, they have decided to start tackling abuse. This blog will explore the ways they aim to keep us, and our children, safe from abuse online.   Covid-19: a rise in social media abuse, …

30 Years in the Community: Building a Relationship

JAN Trust has been around since 1989 and that means we’ve been able to build trust with local women, allowing us to tackle some of the most difficult and sensitive issues in society. 30 years ago, our founder Rafaat Mughal OBE recognised a need for a service to help marginalised women. Local women had been …

Sajda Mughal speaks about her 7/7 experience 14 years on

Sajda Mughal speaks about her 7/7 experience 14 years on

Our CEO Sajda Mughal reflects on surviving the 7/7 bombings in London, 14 years on from the attacks and speaks to the Evening Standard about her the experience.  This terrifying, life-changing experience led Sajda to commit the JAN Trust to finding community-led, grassroots solutions to extremism and radicalisation. By empowering and educating women through pioneering …

JAN Trust CEO, Sajda Mughal OBE, comments on failures to prosecute extremists for membership of UK’s ‘most dangerous extremist group’

JAN Trust CEO, Sajda Mughal OBE, comments on failures to prosecute extremists for membership of UK’s ‘most dangerous extremist group’

As the 14th anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings is upon us, Sajda highlights her concern of the failure to make significant progress with regards to the dismantling of al-Muhajiroun (ALM) and their ability to continue disseminating their vile messages of hatred and intolerance. For the full article read here or below: Police admit failing to …

‘Spreading intolerance and hatred?’ How criticism of The Martyrs has missed the mark

The recent release of short film The Martyrs depicting three real-life Islamophobic incidents in the U.K by film maker Rizwan Wadan has prompted Tell Mama to call for the film’s immediate withdrawal.  In a recent article in the Guardian, an organisation the records anti-Muslim attacks, Tell Mama, has condemned the film as ‘sensationalist’ and have …