Violent Extremism is a Global Reality

‘Violent extremism’ is a complex phenomenon involving both men and women through diverse personal, ideological, structural and context specific drivers.

Why GARVE Network?

By adopting an interdisciplinary approach and a multidisciplinary membership this network will allow for new perspectives on gender and responding to violent extremism to emerge. The network will encourage alternative ways of understanding and tackling violent extremism based in gender equality, human rights and sustainable development. While the network does not cover research activities, it is aimed to stimulate research ideas around the topic of gender and violent extremism and enable the generation of research projects in this area.

“The network aims to attract members from diverse disciplines, to promote innovative and critical thinking on violent extremism from a gender perspective and to facilitate shared learning.”