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Oped: To Boko Haram, educated girls are a threat

May 12, 2014
Ottawa Citizen
Author: 
Ronald Crelinsten

Assocaite faculty member Ronald Crelinsten argues that the best long-term solution to terrorism and violent extremism is the empowerment of women and girls through universal education and economic independence. He shares views specific to the 300 schoolgirls in the northeastern Nigerian village of Chibok a month ago by an Islamist group, Boko Haram, with the Ottawa Citizen.