THE TREND OF WOMEN’S INVOLVEMENT IN TERRORIST ACTION IN INDONESIA
The role of women in terrorism had experienced a very significant shift who was initially involved in a supporting or intermediary role have become engaged in carrying out acts of terrorism actively and massively. The case suggests that the role of women in terrorism has shifted from a passive role to active action in the front row. This research is qualitative research that uses a case study method, aiming to analyze women’s motivation and their role in terrorism. The analytical technique in this research is a documentation study from news and social media. The result of this research shows that there has been a significant increase in women’s involvement in terrorism; women are motivated to join the ranks of the Holy Wars because they feel they have fulfilled their obligations as Muslims. The perpetrator also believes that if needed, women can be involved in the act of jihad.
Terrorism; Women; Shifting Roles; Female Jihad