Global Best Practices of Women in Counter Terrorism Report Released

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Global Best Practices of Women in Counter Terrorism Report Released

Global Best Practices of Women in Counter Terrorism Report Released

By Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. James Howcroft
College of International and Security Studies
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 18, 2017) - The George C. Marshall European Center’s Program on Terrorism and Security Studies released a report on the best practices of women in counter terrorism following a recent alumni community of interest workshop.

The report is a summary of best practices and lessons learned following the PTSS community of interest workshop held at the Marshall Center, Jan. 9-13. Sixty counter terrorism professionals from 44 countries participated.

The lessons learned include increasing women’s participation in traditional areas of counterterrorism, and ways to prevent and counter violent extremism and radicalization.