Dr Layla Aitlhadj

Dr Layla is Director at Prevent Watch. Prevent Watch offers free support and information for individuals impacted by Prevent.
7 Articles

A Lesson From Dhul-Qarnayn

5 Min Read

Dr Layla Aitlhadj from Prevent Watch shares an interesting reflection from the story of Dhul-Qarnayn for our work as a community...

Newly released list of Prevent Priority Areas proves the policy is oppressive at the core

7 Min Read

By injecting funds into the oppressive Prevent programme in areas with high concentrations of Muslims, the government can no longer claim that it is unbiased against Islam. 

The Muslim Girl on the Train

11 Min Read

It took an unpleasant encounter with an Islamophobe on the tube to make me realise that my sense of victory over a cowardly man was actually the result of a set of too low expectations.

People’s Review of Prevent launches independent platform as Shawcross review begins

4 Min Read

Prevent Watch is calling for evidence from all those who have experienced Prevent but who do not feel safe to speak about it, or who have conscientiously objected to the Shawcross review.

The Unwelcome Guest in Ramadan

6 Min Read

We may not notice it, but the tranquility the rest of us enjoy is being shattered for too many families this Ramadan, Dr Layla Aitlhadj explains.

What back to school means for PREVENT

12 Min Read

Social distancing at schools means more doors will open to Prevent than ever before - here’s why we need to speak up.

Three Lessons From 10 Caterpillars

9 Min Read

Prevent Watch director Dr Layla Aitlhadj shares some important lessons from a touching story with her daughter.