Schools and Universities have important role in combating extremism: Etidal
The Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) confirmed that schools and universities have an important role to guarantee the success efforts made in combating the extremist ideology.
Etidal stated that schools and universities also contribute in raising awareness of male and female students toward the coexistence values and human diversity, which is considered as an important matter to build, grow and achieve the individuals' ambitions.
Schools and universities have a strong impact on all the students, as it can warn them about the danger of extremism and its strong negative effects on the individuals' lives and on the people around them.
Etidal said that the efforts of combating extremism's initiative, helps a lot in protecting youth which are targeted by the groups and organizations of the extremist ideology which attract them through fake and false letters and speeches.
The center revealed 4 tools that help in increasing the moderation among the students, which are: showing the importance of diversifying the human gains that enhances the individual's growth.
Among the tools, Etidal said that it is necessary to show the students a successful role model who has a positive impact in the society, as well as, to always push the students in raising their confidence in themselves and to trust societies.
Additionally, it called for encouraging the students to participate and to have a positive interaction with different social activities.