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Preschool assistant is the 1st woman ever detained for radicalization in Singapore

In The News, 12 June 2017
International Security Studies, Pacific
"Given the number of women who have traveled from other countries to Syria/Iraq, including from the West, it is unsurprising that Singapore has experienced a case of female radicalization," Winterbotham told CNN in an email. "Families have been central to the creation of the Islamic State (ISIS) with a focus on creating infrastructure and society through citizens living under strict sharia law. Women have therefore been sought as citizens, to marry fighters, mother children, and propagandize."

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Emily Winterbotham
Senior Research Fellow

Emily is a Senior Research Fellow in the National Security and Resilience programme at RUSI focusing on extremism and radicalisation,... read more