Dr. Cécile Rousseau interviewed by The Current

Published: 28 October 2022

Women repatriated from ISIS camps should be offered rehabilitation, not punishment: professor
For women and children returning from ISIS detention camps, reintegration into Canadian society may be a challenge — but an expert in preventing violent extremism said it's important the opportunity is provided.
"Rehab and reintegration are the keys to Canadian safety," said Dr. Cécile Rousseau, a professor of McGill University's Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry.
"Just as [is the] case in the other young offenders, we should target integration and rehab rather than punishment," she added.

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