The role of women in Countering Violence Extremism: the Nigerian experience with Boko Haram

While many resources have been dedicated to Countering Violent Extremism efforts, little attention has been paid to the role women play in the Boko Haram insurgency and responses to it in Nigeria, says Idayat Hassan. The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), popularly referred to as Boko Haram, has been waging a war against …