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Street Gangs and Violent Extremist Organizations: learning across fields
April 25, 2019

Author: Management Systems International Publication Date: September 2016 Summary: This paper identifies applicable lessons and programming recommendations that can be translated from street gang prevention to preventing or countering violent extremism (CVE). Understanding where street gang and VEO characteristics converge and diverge is important in order to apply learning cogently from one field to the other. As the […]

People, not Pawns: Women’s Participation in Violent Extremism Across MENA
October 11, 2016

Author: USAID Publication Date: September 2015 Description: Throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), recent media reports have highlighted an apparent rise in women’s active participation in violent extremist organizations. Despite the novelty and sensationalism with which the media has treated the topic in recent years, women have participated in violent extremist organizations (VEOs) in […]

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