Becoming Mulan? Female Western Migrants to ISIS
Authors: Carolyn Hoyle, Alexandra Bradford & Ross Frenett
Published: January 2015
Launching ISD’s Women and Extremism (WAE) programme, this report focuses on those women that have travelled from the West to ISIS held territory in support of the terrorist organisation. The first in a series of reports, this research draws on our database of known female migrants to ISIS and analyses their reasons for joining the group, the threat they pose and how to stem the flow of women joining ISIS.