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ICCT in the Media: Eviane Leidig on Anti-Feminism and Misogyny Within the Far-Right and Manosphere

May 10, 2022

On 10 May, Eviane Leidig was interviewed by BalkanInsight on anti-feminism and misogyny within the far-right and manosphere. Eviane discussed how misogyny is frequently exploited as the first point of contact. Eviane further said that male supremacy ideology may be found in a variety of forms on the internet and highlighted that incels are among the most recent forms. She added that according to incels, sex is a basic human right for all males and they are entitled to it. Therefore, women who deny them this right are committing a serious crime.

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Related Readings:

Leidig, E. Why Terrorism Studies Miss the Mark When it Comes to Incels. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 31 August 2021.

Brzuszkiewicz, S. Incel Radical Milieu and External Locus of Control. Research Paper, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 25 November, 2020.

Lewis, J. and Ware, J. Spring Provides Timely Reminder of Incel Violence - And Clarifies How to Respond. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 28 August 2020.

Extreme Entitlement: Misogyny, Anti-Feminism in Far-Right Recruitmen