(Featured resource)Join millions of young people living knife free. 99% of young people in England and Wales live knife free. And, while those that carry often claim to do it to feel safer, carrying a knife can get you into dangerous situations. Even if you can avoid the violence, there are severe emotional, personal and legal consequences that can come from knife carrying. This site will help you get information on knife carrying, its effects, and how to make the right decisions.
No Knives, Better Lives – Information for Young People
A wide range of information, advice, videos and downloads to support young people in their understanding of the risks of carrying a knife. Learn the facts about knife crime in black and white. Watch, learn, then share with others so that no-one is left in the dark about what can happen.
The Trap UK
Young people from across three boroughs of West London came together to produce an educational resource that challenges misconceptions and explodes myths surrounding ‘victimless’ crimes. The Trap was the result. Two powerful films that explore the impact of street drug dealing and knife carrying on individuals and their communities. Their message is loud and clear: There is no such thing as a victimless crime. Everyone gets hurt in the process.
Gun and Knife Crime
Gun and knife crime isn’t as common as some people think, but it does happen. Guns and knives can affect everyone, not just people in gangs. This webpage contains information about what you should do if you are involved in gun and knife crime, what would happen if you got caught and how you can avoid gun and knife crime.
KnifeCrimes.org – Online Knife Crimes Resource
A huge range of materials, advice and support on Knife Crime, this website is supported by The Home Office as a location for up-to-date, reliable information and advice.
The Ben Kinsella Trust
The Ben Kinsella Trust tackle knife crime through education and campaigning. The Trust was formed in honour of Ben, who was just 16 years old when he was stabbed to death on the 29th June, 2008 in Islington, London. The Trust provides workshops and resources for young people, parents, and professionals.