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We have a dangerous blind spot in seeing how a woman can be wife, mother and terrorist

"Stereotypes about the subservience of Muslim women, particularly those from Muslim-majority countries, are a major barrier to understanding the group’s appeal to women. So too is our tendency to fixate on how terrorists oppress women, a fact that many find difficult to reconcile with female involvement in violent extremism.”

– Jayne Huckerby, Time: Why women join ISIS

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Huckerby, director of the International Human Rights Clinic, has undertaken human rights research and advocacy in the areas of gender and human rights, constitution-making, national security, human trafficking, transitional justice, and human rights in U.S. foreign policy.

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