Role of female jihad-recruiters is being underestimated

Experts on the topic of rad

Women are increasingly part of jihadi organizations' recruiting process.
Women are increasingly part of jihadi organizations’ recruiting process.

icalization say that the government should pay more attention to the role of women in recruiting people for the armed jihad in Syria and Iraq. They say this with regard to Shukri F., who is said to have recruited 6 persons for fighting in Syria.

According to researcher Amy-Jane Gielen there should be more focus on their role, but minister Ivo Opstelten (Security and Justice) doesn’t want to distinguish between men and women.