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Fear and Fashion

3 March 2010
  • Young Adults
  • Children and Young People
  • At Risk Youth
  • Social Change
  • Criminal Justice

Five independent foundations, including Esmée Fairbairn (City Bridge Trust, City Parochial Foundation, Wates Foundation and John Lyons Charity) funded four organisations (Crime Concern, Rainer, Working with Men, and Leap Confronting Conflict) to address the problem of young people carrying knives and other weapons. Each project focused on a particular group of young people or area, with the view of comparing different approaches to identify which might work best in understanding the incidence of knife carrying amongst young people in London.