ICCT in the Media: Eviane Leidig on the Role of Women in Right-wing Extremism

On 18 January 2022, ICCT Research Fellow Eviane Leidig was invited to be a guest on the Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) podcast to discuss the topic of ‘Gender in P/CVE’. In this episode, Eviane discusses the gendered narratives that entice women into right-wing extremism (RWE), their roles in these extremist groups, and the consequences of the far-right activist content they produce once inside.

You can listen to the full interview here (starts at 06:00).

Related Readings

Rigault Arkhis, H. White, J. Female veterans and right-wing extremism: becoming ‘one of the boys. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 28 January 2022

Leidig, E. “We are worth fighting for”: women in far-right extremism. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 26 October, 2021

Van Dongen, T. and Leidig, E. Whose side are they on? The diversity of far-right responses to Covid-19. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 18 August, 2021