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TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS..................................................................................................................................... 6 FOREWORD......................................................................................................................................................... 7 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY....................................................................................................................................... 8 INTRODUCTION................................................................................................................................................ 14 PART I: SECTOR-SPECIFIC ANALYSIS.............................................................................................................. 34 Chapter 1: The Policy Gaps and Challenges......................................................................................................... 35 Chapter 2: Law, Redress and Reconciliation......................................................................................................... 37 Chapter 3: Security from and Security for Women and Girl Returnees.............................................................. 43 Chapter 4: Addressing Public Attitudes of Stigma and Fear .............................................................................. 49 Chapter 5: Transforming Ideology and Restoring Identity.................................................................................. 55 Chapter 6: Socioeconomic Empowerment and Sense of Purpose..................................................................... 59 Chapter 7: Coping with Trauma............................................................................................................................. 61 Chapter 8: Concluding Observations.................................................................................................................... 65 PART II: EXAMPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE....................................................................................................... 66 Case 1: Institutionalizing Gendered Rehabilitation through Civil Society-Government Collaboration (Indonesia)........................................................................................................................... 68 Case 2: Trust Between Community Women and Police as a Resource for Prevention and Reintegration (Kenya)................................................................................................................................. 72 Case 3: Combating Stigma and Radicalization through Islamic Peace Education (Nigeria)............................ 77 Case 4: From Sewing Suicide Belts to Sowing Sustainable Peace (Pakistan)..................................................... 82 Case 5: Healing from Trauma and Reclaiming Dignity through Economic Independence (Uganda)...................................................................................................................................................... 87 Case 6: Deradicalization through Psychosocial Therapy in Prisons (Lebanon).................................................. 93 Case 7: Finding a New Sense of Purpose through Psychosocial Therapy (Nigeria)........................................ 100 PART III: PROGRAMMING GUIDANCE........................................................................................................... 104 ANNEX 1: POLICY MAPPING......................................................................................................................... 114 ANNEX 2: SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY........................................................................................................... 122

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Profile for Reagan Smith

Invisible Women  

Gendered Dimensions of Return, Rehabilitation and Reintegration from Violent Extremism

Invisible Women  

Gendered Dimensions of Return, Rehabilitation and Reintegration from Violent Extremism