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What do you think the average teenage girl would know about the word jihad?

#1 - September 27, 2011, 10:21 PM


Depends on her age and where she's from. But if it's an american teenager, say 16, probably not a lot. In the US it's used as a synonym for "terrorist attack" and always has negative connotations.
#2 - October 24, 2011, 12:25 PM

I agree with MissesDash -- teens in the US will equate it with terrorism.

#3 - October 24, 2011, 12:40 PM

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Thanks so much!
#4 - October 24, 2011, 10:36 PM

I was once the boy who wouldn't sit still!
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Depends on how much parents discuss world issues with their children. It would also depend on how old and where the child lives. My niece is 13 and I know she knows what this word means or at least can associate it with Islam but she knows a lot about cultures and religion.
#5 - November 18, 2011, 02:39 PM


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