Resilience for Women Countering Violent Extremism

Resilience for Women Countering Violent Extremism. U.S. Institute of Peace. Georgia Holmer. March 6, 2015.

What makes a young man or woman vulnerable to joining a violent extremist group? In the same way that a malnourished, exhausted, neglected, or traumatized body is more susceptible to disease or infection, a person who lacks resources, opportunity, and support is more vulnerable to engaging in violent extremism. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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