Why Do We Underestimate The Role Of Women In Terrorist Organizations?

By Nikita Malik

In the United Kingdom, the BBC series Bodyguard is proving to be very popular, with its finale being watched by over 10.9 million people.

While I have yet to watch the show myself, I believe that the plot centers on Police Sergeant David Budd, who is assigned to protect an ambitious Home Secretary by the name of Julie Montague.

The twist in the series finale focuses on a Muslim woman who is revealed to be a terrorist mastermind and expert bomb maker. While many have come forward and criticized such a character depiction as being Islamophobic, the actress playing the terrorist, Anjli Mohindra, has said that the role was ‘empowering’.

Read the full article in Forbes.


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