Posts Tagged: Extremism

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a phenomenon unique to the internet. With increased internet use, being aware of the impacts and signs of online bullying is important in supporting vulnerable children. Bullying is understood as behaviour by a person or group with the intention to hurt and harass someone. Ofcom reports that 53% of 12 to 15-year-olds were …

Another Way Forward: why our counter-extremism strategy should be a central element in combatting extremism.

Another Way Forward: why our counter-extremism strategy should be a central element in combatting extremism.

Recent research highlights that teaching young people to produce anti-radicalisation video campaigns should be a central element in combatting extremism. Our Another Way Forward programme embodies this counter-extremism model to galvanise young girls to counter extremism. At JAN Trust, we truly recognise the potential of young women and girls as positive change actors in preventing …

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:

How Individual Governments’ Handling of COVID-19 has Led to a Spike in Hate Crimes and Speech.

Now, more than ever the residents of every country are giving their trust up to their government and looking to them for guidance and answers. However, these uncertain times also allow governments to target marginalised communities as scapegoats. This discriminatory agenda spreads a virus all of its own amongst an already vulnerable group that must …