Title

Women and Terrorism: Hidden Threats, Forgotten Partners

Date of Publication

2019 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Violent Extremism

Keywords

srhreports, violentextremism, women, violent extremism, perpetrators, mitigators, victims

Description

U.S. policymakers overlook the roles that women play in violent extremism—including as perpetrators, mitigators, and victims—and rarely enlist their participation in efforts to combat radicalization. This omission puts the United States at a disadvantage.

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Women and Terrorism: Hidden Threats, Forgotten Partners

U.S. policymakers overlook the roles that women play in violent extremism—including as perpetrators, mitigators, and victims—and rarely enlist their participation in efforts to combat radicalization. This omission puts the United States at a disadvantage.