The UK has become the victim of a series of dangerous assaults on the rule of law, writes Irina von Wiese, Liberal Democrat Member of the
The People's Review of Prevent
The People’s Review of Prevent is an alternative review to the Government Shawcross Review.
This review provides a voice to the people most impacted by the Prevent Duty.
Prevent is described as ‘safeguarding’ children from harms. However, under Prevent, safeguarding is focused on protecting the wider public from children believed to be ‘risky’, rather than protecting children from harms.
Throughout our report we present case studies that show how real these harms can be and the distress they cause to children and their families and carers.
This blog is about three main concerns about the Prevent strategy that are linked to civil liberties and human rights. It forms a summary of Prevent
Experts on the harms of the Prevent strategy have warned about the dangers teenagers face in the education sector thanks to the the “climate of fear”
The notion of justice and the Prevent duty is non-existent and almost impossible for those it wrongfully targets and harms.
The coupling of public services with Prevent not only destroys the trust that is essential in these sectors, but it disturbs crucial power dynamics for trust.
A recent report by the UN into children’s rights in the UK urges the government to ensure children have access to legal support and to ensure
UN concerns about children’s well-being in the UK should prompt withdrawal of Prevent from education and health
Two main areas of concern in a recent UN report should initiate discussions about the withdrawal of Prevent: “children deprived of a family environment” and the
Concerns have been raised around misogyny and extremism, and that young people in Bradford are falling under the influence of “misogynistic influencers”.
A closer look at the function of Prevent in education reveals serious errors by William Shawcross, both in his recommendations and in his understanding of Prevent