Posts Tagged: Web Guardians

Are social media giants truly not taking a stance?

Are social media giants truly not taking a stance?

For the past couple of years, social media, their encryption laws, and illicit and defamatory content have been a subject of conversation. With Facebook’s very close scrutiny to scandals surrounding Telegram and its role in the 6th of January coup, this blog will assess how, by allowing certain content on their platforms, social media giants …

The Perils of Trial by Social Media

The Perils of Trial by Social Media

Social media can be a wonderful thing, but the same characteristics that make it great also make it easy to attack and judge people online. Most people who use social media like social media for the speed with which they can find out about the latest news or what people are doing. However, the speed …

Online Harms Bill

Online Harms Bill

Internet regulation is needed but the Government must commit to protecting young people online.  The internet forms an integral part of people’s lives. In the UK, 99% of 12 to 15–year–olds are online. With social life, entertainment and online shopping all accessed via the internet, being online has become crucial. With the COVID-19 lockdown, even …

A new year, more opportunities for progress

A new year, more opportunities for progress

It may be the end of another year, but our work must continue.  For many, the New Year marks new beginnings and major changes. In some ways, change can be beneficial, but there must also be consistency in other areas — our work is one of them. As COVID-19 leaves some groups more isolated than …

Another Way Forward – adapting to COVID-19

Another Way Forward – adapting to COVID-19

Another Way Forward is a counter-extremism programme whose unique approach  consists of empowering young girls against extremism. Ultimately, it contributes to vital social change against radicalisation. At JAN Trust we believe that young women and girls have the potential and willpower to create change. Our programme brings their passion and creativity to the surface to …

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 …

Sajda on Times Radio

Sajda on Times Radio

Our CEO Sajda spoke with Kait Borsley on Times Radio in an intimate conversation about her experience on the 7th July 2005. She spoke about the pioneering Web Guardians™ she developed then and how the government needs to do more as we have faced numerous attacks even with the Prevent strategy in place.

Digital Poverty: Isolation by Technological Marginalisation

What are the dangers of digital poverty, and why should we not take telephone and internet usage for granted? Embed from Getty Images Modern life revolves around easily maintaining connections with loved ones and the outside world. As people adjusted to working from home or remotely during lockdown, the importance of digital skills and digital …