ISIS in Syria and Iraq has clearly stated that the role of women is in the home. Women are required to clean, cook, support their husbands, and bring up the next generation of jihadis. Unless under attack, women are not allowed to take up arms.
However, in the third quarter of 2016, contrary to ISIS' ideology, women undertook militant activity for the group.
The Centre on Religion & Geopolitics' latest Global Extremism Monitor examines how ISIS has deployed female recruits.