Posts Tagged: Extremism

What is Another Way Forward?

What is Another Way Forward?

By now, we are sure that you have heard of our project Another Way Forward: Empowering Young Women against Extremism. This is a project, run by JAN Trust, that has been kindly been supported by the Institute of Strategic Dialogue (ISD), and Google.org. ISD works to empower new generations against extremism, something that we at JAN …

JAN Trust’s impact on countering extremism

JAN Trust has paved the way for the role of women to be taken seriously in society, and especially when it comes to countering extremism. We have recognised the importance of women in protecting their children from online radicalisation and extremism since 2010. Our work with women began 30 years ago in 1989 when our …

Refusal to apologise – Endorsement of Islamophobia

Boris Johnson’s comments should not be taken as a joke, they show how dangerously and increasingly present Islamophobia is in national and political figures’ discourse. As we all well know by now, the MP and former Foreign Secretary, has recently mocked women who wear the niqab by comparing the way they look to “letter boxes” …

Sajda Mughal appears on SBS News

Sajda Mughal appears on SBS News

“When you go through the experience of surviving terrorism or losing a loved one to terrorism, it scars you for life.” Our CEO Sajda Mughal has appeared on SBS News to speak about the network that she has co-founded, Survivors Against Terror. Read more here.

New generation, same old hatred?

Recent figures have revealed that within and around educational facilities such as colleges and schools, hate crime has risen by 62% in the last year. There have even been reports of primary children as young as six committing racially and religiously motivated hate crimes. As the current political climate continues to infect our young people with bigotry and hatred, …

CEO Sajda Mughal appears on Victoria Derbyshire

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 …

The Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper: JAN Trust’s response

Yesterday, the Government released their Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper which is up for consultation until the 5th June 2018. Although the paper contains an emphasis on the importance of localised initiatives, the lack of funding pledges for those services may render tangible progress non-existent. Within the Integration Green Paper, it is noted that a ‘worrying number of …