Al-Qaeda's female jihadists : the Islamist ideological view
Tuty Raihanah Mostarom
Date of Issue2009
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Unlike their male counterparts, the status of women in radical Islamist ideology is not conducive for participation in the global jihad. Yet there has been a sharp increase in the number of female suicide bombers linked to Al Qaeda. How can this be explained?
RSIS Commentaries ; 014/09