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خلق الحوار. التأثير على السياسة.

Generating Dialogue. Impacting Policy.

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The Making of Female Extremism

Angie Omar

Women's decisions to join terrorist groups have multiple, complex factors. However, the culture of gender repression in the general public sphere urges women to search for an alternative mode of living; a reality not discussed enough in the overall conversation about terrorism.