From Theory To Action: Gender At The Eu’s Policy Framework

In the last 3 chapters, we have argued that moving from frameworks to more effective implementation requires further attention to integrating a gender perspective in efforts to address violent extremism. As discussed in Chapter 2, it has been realized by the international [...]

2017-11-15T17:06:27+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Research|

Motivations and Drivers of Violent Extremism: Context Matters

There is no single definition to Violent Extremism (VE) and its root causes, as there is no single pathway for radicalization. According to specialists, socially and psychologically motivated violence prospers in a wide variety of socioeconomic contexts, be it from poor societies, where [...]

2017-11-15T16:59:27+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Research|

Unraveling the Concept of Gender

Gender ≠ Women The term gender remains very often misinterpreted and ambiguous. When used as a synonym of women, there are a few constitutive elements emerging that can be problematic. Firstly, as a consequence of this misunderstanding, men are [...]

2017-11-10T13:20:31+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Research|

Women’s Roles in Terrorism and Violent Extremism

A Brief Historical Overview To understand current dynamics and how they shift in our contemporary context, we need to take a comprehensive view of history and how its intersected elements evolved over time. Attempts to find a distinctive element [...]

2017-11-07T14:26:45+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Research|
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