Almost two years ago – a long time in the history of the Prevent strategy – I spoke to a mother who confided in me that her son was so
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.
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.
As part of discussions about academic freedom in the UK, John Holmwood asks why the harms of the UK’s counter-extremism strategy Prevent have not featured in relation to concerns about
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 their due process rights
Expert View: 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 overrepresentation of minority and
Concerns have been raised around misogyny and extremism, and that young people in Bradford are falling under the influence of “misogynistic influencers”.
Calls to abolish Ofsted are growing following the suicide of head teacher Ruth Perry, reports the World Socialist Website.
Prevent Watch was among at least 3 UK based NGOs that submitted concerns about children’s rights which have featured in last month’s publication of a report by the UN Committee
Britain’s counter-terrorism policy is “stuck in past debates” on Islamism and the far right – when young people today have a “DIY ideology” that poses a different radicalisation risk, said