Women in the group do not take part in attacks, [said Matthieu Suc, author of “Wives of Jihadis”], but are there “to ensure the longevity of the caliphate” by having babies and providing moral support. But, he added, “there are often young girls, who are just as radicalized as the young men, and they also want the status of martyr, and they want to act.”...
September 12, 2016
"A failed attack involving a car loaded with gas canisters near Notre Dame Cathedral was spearheaded by a group of women that included a 19-year-old..."
"A plot conceived and carried out by a group of women would mark a new step in the Islamic State group’s attempts to sow fear in Europe...."