Report: Jihadist Women Poised to Become ‘More Active and Violent’

The collapse of the caliphate has been pushing women toward a more violent role in jihad, a new report found, increasing the risk posed by homegrown radicalized women as well as those coming home with on-the-ground training from Syria or Iraq.

The report, “Jihadist Women: A threat not to be underestimated,” was released mid-month by the Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD).

“In many cases, jihadist women are at least as dedicated to jihadism as men.

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