What is prevent?
Prevent is about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism.Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.
How do people become radicalized?
People are radicalized through many different methods of manipulation. The biggest one that comes to mind is propaganda. Where they used social media to gain the attention of younger people. For example Hitler used posters, films and books massively, to get the attention of people in order for them to believe in what he believed in.
What are the signs that some is being radicalized?
They’re vulnerable, change in personality and change in ideology.
Who can help if you think someone is being radicalized?
Your safe guarding officer, police, local offertories and community groups.