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Category Archives: Citizenship
Islamophobic hate crimes in March were the highest they’ve been in a year, following shootings in two Christchurch mosques. The news of the horrific shootings in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15th March in which fifty people … Continue reading
We at JAN Trust have been celebrating International Women’s Day for thirty years this year. Every year we look forward to it not only as a chance to celebrate women and their achievements, but as an opportunity to reflect on … Continue reading
We are living in a moment in history where people, economies and governments are connected on an unprecedented global scale; what is popularly understood as globalisation. Although these global connections were at first experienced with enthusiasm and optimism, the last … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Survivor of the 7/7 London terrorist attacks and CEO of leading women’s charity, JAN Trust, Sajda Mughal OBE is calling upon the Home Office to urgently commission an independent review to its counter-terrorism strategy, known as Prevent. Mughal was travelling to work on a Piccadilly … Continue reading
The rates of violent crime in UK are on the rise, with knife crime rising by 20%, gun crime rising by 21% and London’s murder rate overtaking New York’s. However, it is marginalised members of BAME communities who are most … Continue reading
‘The rain begins with a single drop’ – Does the end of the driving ban mark a shift in consciousness for Saudi Arabia?
Last week, King Salman announced through royal decree that the long-standing ban prohibiting women from driving in Saudi Arabia will be lifted by 24th June 2018. Saudi Arabia is currently the only country in the world where women cannot legally … Continue reading
In our society, it seems that some lives matter more than others. Vulnerable and disadvantaged people who have merely been born in the wrong place or situation suffer for circumstances they cannot control. When will we stop ignoring the parts … Continue reading