Becoming Mulan? Female Western Migrants to ISIS

CAROLYN HOYLE, ALEXANDRA BRADFORD & ROSS FRENETT, 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.

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Mapping hate in France: A panoramic view of online discourse

This report presents the findings of a research project investigating the scale and nature of online hateful speech in France. It examines different categories of hateful speech, spanning race, gender, sexuality, religion and disability.