Lounnas on Women’s Role in Sahel Jihadi Organizations

Dr. Djallil Lounnas, Assistant SHSS Professor of International Studies, recently participated in a conference at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on “The Reverse Flow of Foreign Terrorist Fighters” in Rome, May 10-11th, 2018. Lounnas participated in the panel discussion: "A GENDERED APPROACH TO PREVENTING AND COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM”, and presented on "The role of Women in Jihadi organizations in the sahel". He looked at the religious justification for women’s involvement in these organizations, as well as the role they play in the Sahel in mobilizing, supporting, and participating in those Jihadi organizations.

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