Extremism means, literally driving something to the limit, to the extreme.
You can find more information about extremism on the Avon and Somerset Police website.
The word ‘extremism’ is mostly used in a political or religious sense, for an ideology that is considered to be far outside the mainstream attitudes of society.
Children and young people are often targeted as they are especially vulnerable.
If you are worried about a child or young person who could be in danger please contact
- Children’s Social Care on 0300 123 2224
- by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- or the police