The Nigerian Crisis: You Can Help #BringBackOurGirls

There are things we can do to help these girls!

Forte E Bello

Four of the female students who were abducted reunited with their families walk in Chibok, Nigeria, April 21  Photo cred: ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/International/photos/kidnapped-nigerian-girls-23614913/image-23615049 Four of the female students who were abducted reunited with their families walk in Chibok, Nigeria, April 21
Photo cred: ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/International/photos/kidnapped-nigerian-girls-23614913/image-23615049

On the evening of April 14th nearly 300 teenage girls were abducted from their boarding school in the small farming community of Chabok in Northeastern Nigeria. These were young girls in pursuit of an education, in pursuit of making a life for themselves, and in pursuit of their dreams to become nurses, educators and lawyers. Mostly between 16 and 18 years old, these young girls were rounded up at gunpoint by the Islamic terrorist group known as Boko Haram. According to accounts, armed members of the group overtook the security guards at the school, pulled the girls out of their beds and forced them into trucks. The convoy of trucks then disappeared into the dense forest bordering the community. The school was the only one still…

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