The media is a critical tool that frames the way we perceive and think of our society, as well as the way we act. It creates and perpetuates narratives and influences how we consider men’s and women’s roles in public and private spheres. Women in the media are often under-represented and portrayed in stereotypical ways. […]
In this article, Mary David-Decker explores a few of the different roles women are able to occupy when exposed to the violence and loss caused by the persistent presence of terrorist activities in their communities.