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7/7 15 years on: Sajda Mughal appears on BBC News

7/7 15 years on: Sajda Mughal appears on BBC News

Sajda Mughal OBE featured in a BBC London News piece about the 7/7 attacks 15 years on. She speaks about the Web Guardians™ programme designed to build community resilience through the education and empowerment of women and mothers to prevent and tackle radicalisation and online extremism. Watch the piece here or below:

Representation and responsibility: Film and TV writers need to acknowledge their influence and use it wisely

Embed from Getty Images Not all film and television writers claim to be trying to alleviate social injustice with their stories or use their creativity as a catalyst for social change. Some may write personal stories, or stories that are completely fictitious or designed as pure, light-hearted entertainment. However, it would be burying your head …

Welcome to JAN Trust Romesh!

Welcome to JAN Trust Romesh!

JAN Trust is delighted to welcome on board new ambassador comedian Romesh Ranganathan. The last few years have been incredible for Romesh with two series of his BAFTA and RTS Nominated series Asian Provocateur receiving critical acclaim.  In 2016 Romesh embarked on his debut solo tour selling over 100,000 tickets and being awarded the Ents24 …

CEO Sajda Mughal appears on Victoria Derbyshire

Our CEO Sajda Mughal OBE appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire to speak about a police initiative encouraging the public to report anything suspicious. On Tuesday the 20th of March, Sajda Mughal appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire. She appeared to speak about how we can work to tackle online radicalisation. This is after the …

JAN Trust in BBC News

JAN Trust in BBC News

“It’s heartening to hear the prime minister is providing this language funding but it should trickle down to grass-roots organisations and not just be given to bigger ones like colleges.” Our CEO Sajda Mughal has spoken about the funding that the British government has provided and how it is not enough for a charity like …

“A victory for every woman”

The victory of Nadiya Hussain, a Bangladeshi Muslim Brit, in the latest season of the Great British Bake Off did not come as a surprise to the avid fans of the show. However, the explosive media attention that followed Hussain’s win was unexpected. British Muslims have been slowly gaining positive visibility in the media such …