Setting the Scene For Preventing Violent Extremism in South East and South Asia: A Way Forward for Women's Engagement in Indonesia and Bangladesh

To explore the synergies between P/CVE and CT opportunities for women’s engagement in South East and South Asia, this paper uses the case studies of Indonesia and Bangladesh to provide a snapshot of how women can be supported to play a stronger role in P/CVE and CT, including through bringing together the P/CVE agenda with the Women, Peace and Security agenda (WPS) in the Asia Pacific region.