#Boko Haram

  • Article: Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber
    Girls & Women

    Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber

    Dec. 4, 2017|News Deeply

    Since 2009, Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped thousands of women and girls in Nigeria. Read more

  • Article: Here’s Why the Travel Ban Now Includes Chad
    Citizenship

    Here’s Why the Travel Ban Now Includes Chad

    By Gabriella Canal|Oct. 20, 2017

    For years, the African nation has been instrumental in regional counterterrorism. Read more

  • Article: Wonder Woman Has A New Superhero Companion in Nigerian-Inspired Marvel Character
    Girls & Women

    Wonder Woman Has A New Superhero Companion in Nigerian-Inspired Marvel Character

    Sept. 6, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The character stems from the abduction of 220 schoolgirls in Chibok in 2014 by Boko Haram. Read more

  • Article: Boko Haram Has Doubled Murders, Increased Suicide Bombings in Last 6 Months
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    Boko Haram Has Doubled Murders, Increased Suicide Bombings in Last 6 Months

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 5, 2017

    “Boko Haram is once again committing war crimes on a huge scale,” says Amnesty International. Read more

  • Article: Boko Haram Didn’t Plan to Kidnap the Chibok Girls in Nigeria, According to Secret Diaries
    Girls & Women

    Boko Haram Didn’t Plan to Kidnap the Chibok Girls in Nigeria, According to Secret Diaries

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 18, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girls hid the diaries in their underwear and buried them underground to keep them a secret. Read more

  • Article: Report Reveals the Sick Reason Boko Haram Uses Young Girls as Suicide Bombers
    Girls & Women

    Report Reveals the Sick Reason Boko Haram Uses Young Girls as Suicide Bombers

    Aug. 14, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The Islamist jihadists use more women & girls in bombings than any other insurgency in history. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Says It Has the Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World
    Education

    Nigeria Says It Has the Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World

    By Tess Sohngen|July 26, 2017

    10.5 million children do not attend school in Nigeria — most of them are girls. Read more

  • Article: Malala’s ‘Girl Power Trip’ Includes Meeting School Girls in Nigeria, Condemning Boko Haram
    Girls & Women

    Malala’s ‘Girl Power Trip’ Includes Meeting School Girls in Nigeria, Condemning Boko Haram

    By Meghan Werft|July 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Malala FTW. Read more