The Division aims to plan, conduct, and publish high-quality research related with CVE issue and all those intent on designing proper interventions program. Our research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions. We aim to identifying the push and pull factors that lead to radicalization and recruitment into violent extremism.
Research on Role of Indonesia Government in Addressing Juvenile who are Exposed with Radical Ideas
This research focused on the psychological aspects of juvenile who are exposed by radical ideas. Juvenile on this research are divided by two main cluster, the first is juvenile whose parents were involved with violence actions or radical groups (son or daughter of terrorist or former terrorist inmates), and the second is juvenile who are become active supporter or even perpetrator of violence action or radical groups in Indonesia. The objective of the research was to understand how their opinion about violence and radical groups, and for the perpetrator what is the factor that makes them decide to do such actions.
Research on Pathway of Radicalization
This research aims to know about the how people finally believe that violence is become their way of life. This research also tries to understand the push and pull factor, type of people who are susceptible to be radicalized, and what is their actual reason, and what is their objective when they support violence actions and radical groups.
Research on the Effectiveness of Deradicalization Programs
This research aims to understand deradicalization programs and its effectiveness toward the terrorist or former terrorist inmates. The output of this research by knowing what went wrong and what went right in deradicalization programs effectiveness which done both by government institutions and CSOs is proper intervention programs for terrorist and former terrorist inmates.
Research on the Role of Women in Radical Groups
This research is aims to understand the women’s role in the realm of radical groups in recent days. Our findings show that women are no longer just passive supporter of radical groups, but they now become an active supporter of radical groups. But, in the other cases, they also taking a role as ‘agent of deradicalization within their family’.