Women promote tolerance, educate communities, recognize warning signs of extremist ideologies in their families and communities, and collectively mobilize to de-radicalize individuals where necessary. As some of extremism’s first victims, women are uniquely placed to understand the consequences of rising extremism and are often the first to stand up against it. Learn more in our comprehensive “Why Women?” report »

Engaging mothers to deradicalize youth in Pakistan

Involving women and girls in reconciliation in Afghanistan

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