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ICVE Symposium – Women and Violent Extremism: Views from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Bangladesh


ICVE Symposium – Women and Violent Extremism: Views from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Video Synopsis: 

In this video, presenters Nuri Widiastuti Veronika, Lailufar Yasmin and Dina Zaman speak on a panel moderated by Nur Adillah Omar about “Women and Violent Extremism: Views from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Bangladesh.” This is the third event for the International Symposium on Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (ICVE) in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, a multi-disciplinary symposium that aims to bring together scholars, researchers, and practitioners from the region and around the world to promote collaboration, present research findings, and discuss policy implication on preventing/countering violent extremism. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this video are the speaker’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of START, the University of Maryland or the United States government.

Presentations include:

  • Nuri Widiastuti Veronika, The Vicious Utopia: Indonesian Government Gender Specific Policy for Ex-ISIS Women Returnees
  • Lailufar Yasmin, Women as Agents of Violence in Bangladesh—The Perks of Being Wallflowers
  • Dina Zaman, Enabling Extremism
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