Gina Vale is a PhD Candidate in War Studies and a Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, based at King’s College London. Concurrently she is an Associate Fellow at M&C Saatchi World Services, London. Her research interests centre on gender-sensitive analysis of terrorism and violent extremism, and her recent publications include the recent two-part series entitled From Daesh to ‘Diaspora’. She holds an MA in Terrorism, Security, and Society from King’s College London, and a BA (Hons) in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Cambridge.
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Insecurity, lack of economic opportunities, limited mobility and poor governance place youths at risk of engagement into violent extremism. Although many initiatives have been developed to prevent and counter […]
This report examines the social media shutdown in the wake of the Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka, and its impacts on journalists and post-incident communal violence. By highlighting the shutdown’s limitations, social costs and impact on misinformation, this report presents key recommendations for policy-makers, journalists and other key stakeholders. This report is part of a […]
As the final report in ICCT’s series on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), this report presents the key functions of SALW used by terrorist organisations as well as a synthesis of the main trends observed across the different regions in terms of acquisition, trafficking and use of SALW as a source of finance by […]