Why Children Are Crucial for ISIS

ISIS recruits children of a young age, indoctrinating them to its violent practices, and exposing them to venomous ideology.


Textbooks of Terror: ISIS Releases its Curriculum

ISIS' efforts to show its state-like credentials has seen the group release a series of textbooks, the content of which gives an i...


How ISIS Educates Extremism

ISIS is using its territorial control to educate a new generation of ideologically indoctrinated young people, inculcating an ideo...


Who Are Boko Haram's Female Suicide Bombers?

Boko Haram is increasingly relying on young girls as human bombs....

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Children Increasingly Suffering in Armed Conflict

Violence against children in conflict zones reached record levels in 2014, including reports of ISIS and Boko Haram targeting youn...


Violent Extremism Puts Girls' Education in Peril

Education systems and female students are amongst those most in danger from violent extremist groups according to a new report fro...


Children Affected by Armed Conflict

As images of children affected by conflict continue to fill our screens, including the horrific attack on a school in Pakistan, an...

Children Affected by Armed Conflict

New Trends in Youth Radicalisation

A new report from the CPDSI looks at the appeal of extremist discourses for young people in France from a variety of backgrounds.&...


Religion, Politics, and the Youth Factor in Nigeria’s Elections

As Nigeria's national election cycle gets into full swing, Emily Mellgard argues that the rhetoric and actions of candidates and r...


Extremist Narratives in Pakistan's Schools

In their report, 'Education Reform in Pakistan', the International Crisis Group finds that at the heart of the religious extremism...


Nigeria Kidnap Strikes at the Heart of Schools-for-All

The abduction of the Nigerian girls is an offence against the best traditions of learning in Islam writes Michael Barber, a truste...

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Religion & Geopolitics. Nigeria Kidnap Strikes at the Heart of Schools-for-All.