Silhouettes of people in a sunset
Giving young people hope. Photo ©

Chang Duong used under licence and adapted from the original.

February 2018

By Sheelagh Stewart

In a new discussion paper, the British Council’s Lead Adviser, Conflict and Stability Sheelagh Stewart looks at how language, culture and education can help young people build their resilience to violent extremist narratives and engage positively with public institutions, thereby laying a strong foundation for longer-term structural change.  

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