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Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism

Solidarity over Division: Speaking out against Antisemitism

In the past few days and weeks there has been a distressing amount of antisemitic hatred being spread on social media and beyond. There has been wide-spread (and entirely justified) outrage at Wiley’s barrage of antisemitic tweets, and more so, the platform’s initial inaction against such hatred, leading many to boycott Twitter for 48 hours.

So, what is meant by the term ‘antisemitism’?

Coronavirus Lockdown: Radicalisation Upturn?

As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, there is increased concern that the situation will give rise to more people being drawn into extremism. The closure of schools and youth groups has meant the closure of support

Black Voices: Reflecting on Racism

N, 14 “As a young mixed-race girl growing up in the UK… I believe that it is important that we recognise that the UK is not innocent, racism is sadly still very prevalent in our society… Alex, 14 “…there are

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Losing Faith: Banning the Hijab for under 8s

by Kate Hollinshead: kate@equaliteach.co.uk “Banning the hijab will help school girls integrate into British society and limit the Islamisation process.” “Banning the hijab will undermine the British Values of individual liberty and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.”

Press for Progress: Our Pledges for International Women’s Day 2018

by Gabriella Craft: gabriella@equaliteach.co.uk International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. Taking place on the 8th March each year, IWD calls together organisations, communities and individuals

LGBT Relationships and Sex Education

Putting LGBT into RSE

By Tammy Naidoo: tammy@equaliteach.co.uk The government’s call for evidence as part of their review of Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools closed earlier this month. The call for evidence has been made to inform the production of statutory guidelines

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Radicalisation: What will we do about The Media Problem?

By Rachel Elgy: rachel@equaliteach.co.uk Darren Osborne’s sentence has brought online platforms into the spotlight: are they doing enough to prevent extremist material from radicalising vulnerable individuals? The answer appears to be no. Social media can be an incredible force for

young people protesting outside Big Ben with signs that read 'It's our future' and 'Let us decide our future'

Here’s to 2018, a year for young people

2017… What a year. It is perhaps fair to describe it as a turbulent year, with some incredible highs and devastating lows. However, throughout it all, a thread has been emerging, which highlights a hopeful pattern: young people in the

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