Helen’s research investigates gender dynamics of rehabilitation and reintegration of women extremists. Her previous Master thesis investigated the gendered recruitment strategy of ISIS and the factors motivating women to join. She worked for Women without Borders, which internationally implement a community-based strategy to prevent violent extremism while focusing on women’s empowerment.
Helen Stenger's Articles
Extremists leverage COVID crisis
Violent and extremist groups are ramping up online propaganda messages to exploit confusion and fear during COVID-19.