The mountain

"Without the female building block, there will be no security."

The second and final chapter in our mini-series exploring the role of women in deradicalisation efforts. This piece was produced in partnership with News Deeply's Women's Advancement Deeply, as a part of their on-going series about women and radical extremism. You can find more at

This photo gallery was taken by Mohamed Dababi from a circus arts workshop the Rambourg Foundation hosted in Jbel Samamma: 

Unedited footage of a circus arts workshop in Jbel Sammama, footage by the Rambourg Foundation.



Music from freemusicharchive, Audionautix, Incompetech. All Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

    Episode Credits
    Produced by Jacqueline Sofia, Lilly Crown, Razan Alzayani, and Hebah Fisher, with editorial support by Yahya Abou-Ghazala. Sound design and mixing by Mohamed Khreizat. Special thanks for audio used from the Rambourg Foundation, to voice actors Mohamed El-Geish and Dina El Haddad, and to Madison Marks for helping tape sync.