Introduction to prevent

Prevent is a cause to stop people from joining extremist groups such as the KKK, Third Reich and Isis etc.

What is Prevent?

Prevent uses Police, schools and colleges and local government to stop youths from joining various extremist groups and makes people aware that it is happening in the UK. They show you how to recognize extremist groups and people who would join them.

How do people become radicalized?

The extremist groups will sometimes use money to bribe younger people to joining their groups but this is just one of the ways the extremist groups will do this. There is a use of social media among these extremist groups which can target the young and vulnerable.

What are the signs that someone is becoming radicalized? 

This be noticed in a number of ways from a change of personality and how they act of even if they suddenly have the most up to date technology or clothes. Their political views might of changed in a bad way which you will be able to notice.

Who can help you if you think someone is becoming radicalized? 

You should try and talk to your safeguarding tutor about this as they will know what to do in a situation like this.

How can you, as a creative student make a difference to help the prevent strategy?

Try to make people more aware using pictures more than words. Using social media can be a great help as a large amount of younger people use it so it can help a great deal to make people aware of it.

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