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What is Prevent?
Prevent is one of the four “P”s that make up the government’s post 9/11 counter-terrorism strategy, known as CONTEST.
The aim of CONTEST is to reduce the risk to the UK and its interests overseas from terrorism, so that people can go about their lives freely and with confidence. It covers all forms of terrorism and is organised around 4 workstreams, each comprising a number of key objectives:
 Pursue: to stop terrorist attacks
 Prevent: to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism
 Protect: to strengthen our protection against a terrorist attack
 Prepare: to mitigate the impact of a terrorist attack
First developed in early 2003 revised were made publicly available in 2006. Further revised were published on 24 March 2009 and most recently on 11th of July 2011.
Main purposes on Prevent:
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But PREVENT is not about any single individual, faith or community. Those who are suspected of being engaged in illegal activity will be managed through the UK judicial system. Prevent is about working with communities to help them support vulnerable people and build resilience to groups or individuals who seek to create divisions and cause harm. Learners are shown videos and a PP about extremisms and then discussions take place about the video and how it can affect people from different religions and background. How groups can prey on vulnerable individuals or use a person’s situation to their advantage. An example of this is in the video there is someone who is struggling to find a job and when he is offered a job by a group leader he jumps at the offer not knowing what he is signing himself up for. Some individuals may get drawn into extremism because

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