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Emergency Covid-19 fund leaves small charities behind – with grave consequences

The covid-19 pandemic has led to small charities in the UK facing existential struggle as their funding has come to a halt, and the Government’s emergency fund is not doing enough. Covid-19 and the charity sector The coronavirus pandemic has … Continue reading

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All survivors of domestic abuse deserve support

All survivors of domestic abuse deserve support Isolation at home has reportedly led to an epidemic of domestic abuse, yet the Government’s response fails to protect those survivors most vulnerable in society. Abuse in isolation Throughout the UK, a surge … Continue reading

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How to Talk to your Family about Racism 

  Often the simplest of actions can be the most effective. Since the murder of George Floyd, there has been a surge in protests and people taking action in necessary ways, be it signing petitions and sending donations. Yet, often … Continue reading

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End of compassion in immigration policy

The new immigration bill, ending free movement within the EU, may be intended create a ‘high-skill’ economy, but comes at a high cost for the British society. On Monday 18th of May, the House of Commons accepted the proposed new … Continue reading

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Britain’s Black Lives Matter

Is the UK racist like the US? Some might say Yes. This does not mean every individual white Brit hates black people – however, it does mean that our institutions, from the education system to criminal justice, uphold some level … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Searching for a sense of belonging – what leads people to being radicalised?

The common thread among those radicalised, whether it be joining the far-right or Islamic extremist groups is that search for the sense of belonging. Radicalisation is an incredibly complex phenomenon, the reasoning’s behind it occurrence are much debated and can … Continue reading

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Muslim students: Facing challenges before and during university

In 2009, 3 students were stabbed exiting City University in London. Why? Because they were Muslim. A few days before, at the same university, a student’s skull was cracked open in an attack that took place because they were on … Continue reading

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Death Threats and Discrimination: The life of a Muslim Politician

Islamophobia is increasingly rife in the UK and many other parts of the world. For those Muslims in the public eye, threats and hate can be a constant concern. At JAN Trust, unfortunately we hear stories of Islamophobia all the … Continue reading

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The effect of Brexit on women in the UK

Brexit is on everyone’s lips, but are women’s rights being forgotten? The uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations is increasingly worrying to those most vulnerable to its effects. For us at JAN Trust, our concern is for the safety and protection of … Continue reading

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