New tool measures resilience in adolescent Syrian refugees

By Mike Cummings

Researchers from Yale University, together with partners at universities in Canada, Jordan, and the United Kingdom, have developed a brief and reliable survey tool to measure resilience in children and adolescents who have been displaced by the brutal conflict in Syria.

Is Crime a Young Man’s game?

By Adnan Mouhiddin

The Criminal Justice System in England and Wales recognises young people to be between the ages of 10-17 years, young adults 18-20 years and adults 21 years and over. Answering the question becomes crucial when we consider that the crime data differs in accordance with these different categories. For instance, of the total people sentenced for indictable offences in the year ending March 2016, 6% were young people, 9% were young adults and 85% were adults. The Youth Justice System in England and Wales works to ‘prevent offending and reoffending by young people under the age of 18’ (YJB, 2017:5).

The Jews who changed my life

By Adnan Mouhiddin

Throughout my youth up to this moment, I was so privileged to come across many people who have changed my life in a way or another. However, the sort of change I am talking about here is that fundamental change, which led to direct and intrinsic change in the course of my life. For a reason or another, all those who contributed to such radical change were Jews

The Trinity

By Adnan Mouhiddin

The Trinity is God; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. A very controversial topic which is mostly avoided by Christians but used and quoted by non-Christians – usually in their attempts to discredit the faith and to associate it with non-sense and illogic. The Trinity happens to be my favourite subject in the Christian doctrine along the Cross and Jesus.