Mothers: The key to combating extremism
Eva Kusuma Sundari
Member of the House of Representatives from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P)
PREMIUM For a long time, religious extremism has been seen as a man’s arena. When one thinks of an adherent of the Islamic State group (IS), for instance, the image of a male fighter is usually the one that comes to mind. The protests by extremist groups we see in the media are usually led by men. As a result, women are often seen as passive actors and, by those seeking to battle extremism, as victi...
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