Tagged: women

Women & Extremism: The Mystery Behind the Desire

The first image one thinks of when picturing a terrorist is typically not one featuring a female.  For many reasons women have not been closely associated with terrorist plots en masse the way men have.  This is largely attributed to the status of women in societies where terrorism remains a ...

Mia Bloom: “Seeing the New Face of Terrorism” TEDx Presentation

In a TEDx sponsored presentation enitiled “Seeing the New Face of Terrorism” Mia Bloom, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and International Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, delivers a talk on the role of women in terrorism. She begins her 16 minute presentation by discussing historical examples of women terrorists...