Gender and the IS Crisis: The Strange, Complex Story of Women and ISIS Militants -AltNet

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“Amid the rumors and lurid headlines, it’s hard to get the truth.”

A brief, but thoughtful discussion of how gender issues play into the current IS crisis.

http://www.alternet.org/gender/strange-complex-story-women-and-isis-militants?page=0%2C0

Here is a particularly startling example of how gender issues are being presented in the crisis:

#BBCtrending: The mock Islamic State slave auction in London
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-29691764