Women fighting ISIS on behalf of Kurdish forces have diverse reasons for taking part in the war — but is their participation being used to romanticize the effort?
Marie Lamensch / @MarieLamensch84
Marie is the assistant to the director at MIGS, researcher, and social media manager.
Marie is the assistant to the director at MIGS, researcher, and social media manager. Born in Belgium, Marie has lived in Germany, France, Canada and the UK. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in History (specialization Genocide studies) at Montreal’s Concordia University, Marie volunteered in Ghana and Rwanda for several months. She then completed a Master’s degree in Conflict, Security and Development at King’s College London.
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