Bringing Women into the Fold
Monday, 12 April 2021
The involvement of women in terrorism has increased since the influence of ISIS first reached Indonesia in 2015. The government does not yet have a dedicated program for the deradicalization of women.
AFTER being incarcerated for more than four years at the Bandung Women’s Correctional Facility, Dian Yulia Novi is still closed off. The 31-year-old woman has been reluctant to take part in the parole program because she still believes the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ideology. “She is still influenced by her husband,” said Rizka Nurul Amanah, a researcher from the Prasasti Perdamaian Foundation, on Friday, April 9.&nb...
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