A friend of mine wrote a four part story on her blog about the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria. They haven’t been rescued yet and the world seems to have forgotten about them. The media hype happened and passed but the wound opened in the hearts of their families never healed.
Behind every sensational news story there’s the human experience we tend to be oblivious to. The story of the Chibok girls is an example. Where are they? What are they doing as you reading this? Are they even alive?
Read her heartbreaking post here: Chibok Chronicles
Plan Uk takes very seriously the issue of violence against girls because every woman has the right to be safe from violence in all its forms. Violence against girls and women stops them from realising their full potential. In turn, this impedes social and economic development, keeping girls and women and their communities trapped in the cycle of poverty.
Find out what Plan is doing to help girls here.
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