• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Rebooted Prevent fails to hit the spot

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH WOMEN’S VOICES BEING ‘SIDELINED’ WOMEN’S groups are being shunned in the fight to tackle extremism in Britain, campaigners have claimed. They have said the government’s Prevent strate­gy to address radicalisation is failing after research showed more than 95 per cent of programmes re­main ineffective. The study revealed failures in the approach in schools, youth centres, sports clubs and English-language classes. Out of 33 schemes examined, re­searchers from The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) found only two were effective. It comes after the Jan Trust charity, which tackles extremism, run by 7/7 survivor Sajda Mughal, said its funding has been…

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