Resource Spotlight Monday - Masculinities, an emerging area of focus within CT/PCVE

Gender Unit UNOCT
Gender Unit UNOCT • 25 March 2024
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“Resource Spotlight Monday”: Today, the Gender and Identity Factors Platform (GIFP) features four resources that explore an emerging area of focus within gender and countering terrorism and preventing and countering violent extremism (CT/PCVE): masculinities and their relevance to CT/PCVE efforts.   

These four resources offer insights as to how masculinities not only are used in radicalisation to violent extremism across the ideological spectrum, but also shape counter-terrorism institutions. Collectively, these resources point to why it is important to factor in masculinities in the design, implementation, and monitoring of CT/PCVE programmes and policies. These resources include the following:  

Visit the links above from the Resource Library to read more! Please feel welcome to comment any thoughts or questions you might have.  

Remember you can explore additional human rights-based resources via GIFP’s Resource Library. The library spans a multitude of thematic areas of focus across the nexus of gender CT/PCVE, outlining some of the key concepts critical to understanding gender dynamics within terrorism and violent extremism, as well as the programmes and policies that seek to counter and prevent them. All resources are publicly accessible!