Category Archives: JAN Trust

Tackling Child Marriage: has COVID-19 stopped 25 years of progress?

The pandemic threatens 25 years of progress towards ending the practice as a report from Save the Children warns of a spike in child marriages globally.   Before Covid-19, few countries were set to reach the Sustainable Development Goal of ending child marriage by 2030. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Countering far-right extremism: Are we witnessing a major shift in the Government’s response?

Radical change in countering far-right extremism will only be achieved when right-wing politicians take responsibility for their actions.  Prior to the turn of the century, the fight against terrorism in the UK was concerned with domestic affairs, specifically related to the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Everyone In: The end of street homelessness or a short-lived solution?

In the last ten years, homelessness in the UK rose 141% , driven by increasing rents, a national housing shortage, and local budget cuts linked to years of austerity. In late March, the Government moved swiftly to implement what would become … Continue reading

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JAN Trust keeps Supporting Minority Women through the Pandemic

Demand for the support and guidance that JAN Trust offers has increased as a result of COVID-19 and lockdown. We understand that the effects of the pandemic are far-reaching, and do not only include health-related or economic trouble. We are … Continue reading

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Who is falling through the cracks? What COVID-19 is teaching us about BAME communities in the UK

We know that in times of crisis be it environmental, health or otherwise, the most marginalised and poorest people in our society suffer the most. People fall through the cracks. This is the case not only during the crisis, but … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Kindness

Why we should focus on kindness beyond this week. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness. Kindness is a concept that everyone knows, but it is often hard to remember to be kind and why it is … Continue reading

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Why BAME communities are More Likely to be Affected by Coronavirus

In recent weeks, we have seen a rise in coronavirus casualties within Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. The Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre reported that 35% of almost 2,000 patients were non-white. This is a troubling statistic, … Continue reading

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The Dangers of COVID-19 to our Youth through the Internet

We live in an extremely fortunate age where even when isolated from our friends and loved ones, we are still able to connect over the internet. However, several groups and radical extremists are using this tool of connection to their … Continue reading

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