French government report warns of operational role of jihadist women

A confidential French justice ministry report, revealed by daily Le Monde, based on a study of court cases involving women returning to France from Syria where they had joined the ranks of the Islamic State group, has found that a majority held active roles within the organisation, and that only one third of those who joined the jihadists did so accompanying their families.   

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French women jihadists are more radicalised and have a greater operational role in the Islamic State Group than previously thought, according to a confidential document obtained by French daily Le Monde, reports FRANCE 24.