Posts Tagged: Extremism

Closing the borders is not the answer

The tragic attacks in Paris which killed 130 people have shocked and deeply saddened people around the world, millions of people on different social media platforms showed their support for the victims of the attack through changing their profile pictures or posting a picture of a peace sign combined with the Eiffel Tower. However, many …

JAN Trust in RED magazine

JAN Trust in RED magazine

“We equip a mother with the counter narrative for her to channel her child’s grievances in a positive way.” Sajda Mughal OBE has been featured in RED magazine to speak about her pioneering work countering extremism. Read more here.

When ‘Preventing Extremism’ has no colours…

JAN Trust was shocked to our core some weeks ago, after liaising with a housing association about our Preventing Extremism workshops. We were told that they are not affected by extremism because they are all ‘white and middle class!’ “Seriously?”- That’s what we first thought. Do people actually believe that extremism is based on the …

JAN Trust’s vital work

The summer period is always a time for evaluation at JAN Trust. It is indeed at this time of the year that we look back to our successful programmes and, at the same time, we plan new activities for the incoming season, always driven by our strong passion to empower disadvantaged and marginalised women in …

Educating against extremism

New figures released by UK counter-terror police make the first official counts of British women and girls believed to be in the warzone and contribute to raising concerns amongst families and communities in the UK about extremism. According to these figures, 43 UK women and girls are believed to have fled to Syria in the …

Sajda Mughal OBE featured in Cosmopolitan

Sajda Mughal OBE featured in Cosmopolitan

“I was honoured to be awarded an OBE for my work towards community cohesion. Getting recognition felt amazing, but I want it to be the start of things. My job is far from over. These issues still exist and, until they don’t, I’ll keep on fighting.” Sajda has been interviewed by Cosmopolitan on the 10th …