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Tag : Gender


A Gendered Analysis of Violent Extremism: Debunking the Myth

:: by Dalton Brantley ::

Under the Mitchell Group (TMG)’s Evaluation and Analytical Services (EAS)  Project, TMG undertook an analysis of the role of gender in countering violent extremism (CVE). In late 2016, the TMG team led by Professor. Susan Merrill, Senior Research Specialist, and Lauren Eason, Senior Research Coordinator of the WomenStats Project, conducted a desk study of existing literature to answer key questions regarding the women in violent extremist organizations (VEOs) in West Africa with a focus on Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Nigeria, and Niger. The study will inform further field studies and future development programming to accurately address the situation ...