FROM the entrance hall of the Manchester Arena to London Bridge and the streets of Finsbury Park, the UK has seen its fair share of horrific terror attacks in the past year. Radicalisation is a complex process, but that hasn’t stopped people – from psychiatrists to politicians – putting across their own theories of why Read more about No ‘one size fits all’ for violent extremists[…]
A SCHEME aimed at helping mothers protect their children against radicalisation and grooming has ended its inaugural year with an awards ceremony. Mothers Against Radicalisation has been run by Bradford-based organisation Empowering Minds in partnership with Bradford Council and West Yorkshire Police. It was funded by the Council through the Home Office Prevent programme. Sofia Read more about Mums stand up to radicalisation in new scheme aimed at protecting children and bringing people together[…]
This weekend, families across Britain celebrated Mother’s Day. And so they should. Mothers ought to be honoured every day for the tireless work they do. From the pre-work school run to cheering from the sidelines of a muddy football pitch, their first instinct is almost always striving for what is best for their children. But Read more about Mothers Just Want To Keep Their Children Safe. We Need To Help Them Do I[…]
I first met Sofia whilst I was studying my A-levels. From a young age, I always knew what I wanted to be when I was older, I just didn’t know how to get there. I have always admired Sofia and the work she has done since the first day I met her. I could see her passion and fire when it came to making a difference in the lives of her young people.
I first met with Sofia through one of her projects, which she was carrying out at my school. There were lots of workshops that I attended, of course led by Sofia. The workshops always allowed you to express yourself, and your concerns and opinions in a very controlled and relaxed environment. The topics within the Read more about A few words from Srosh[…]
To whom it may concern, I write to you regarding Sofia Mahmood and my experience with working with sofia. I was introduced to Sofia through Mr X because she was hosting a event for young adults. This event that she was holding was educating youngsters regarding the troubles and consequences of leading a life of Read more about A few words from Hassan[…]
It’s early afternoon and I contemplate on how society has changed, the identity of young people particularly young females within the 21st century. In this busy room I sit and observe the crowd of young females that pass me by within their groups or walking individually from all backgrounds. I ponder and reflect on how Read more about Do you know me?[…]