Bring Back Our Girls: The Nigerian Abduction Crisis

Otaku Belle

On April 14th, 276 Nigerian girls were abducted by a terrorist organisation called Boko Haram in Chibok. This terrorist group shares several anti-westernisation beliefs including the education of women. Their intention is to sell these girls as young as nine years old into forced marriage. Two of the girls have allegedly died from snake bites and another 8 girls have since been abducted in Waraba. There has been international pressure on the Nigerian government to find and rescue these girls from Boko Haram.

I have known about these kidnappings for roughly a week. I felt two emotions: worry and anger. The worry is obviously towards the girls and whether or not they will be found. The anger is stemmed towards the media attention. It angered me so much how such a frightening case of hundreds of girls being trafficked and in danger of their lives was not deemed “news worthy”…

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