NEW YORK, 4 May 2015 - Boko Haram, fleeing to a new hideout, has abandoned hundreds of women and girls in the Sambisa forest where the high school girls from Chibok were initially taken over one year ago. It is not certain, however, that the freed girls and women were part of the 200 plus kidnapped victims of Boko Haram, officials say.

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13 avril 2015 – Environ 800.000 enfants ont été obligés de fuir leurs foyers en raison du conflit dans le nord du Nigéria entre Boko Haram, les forces militaires et les groupes d'autodéfense civile, indique un nouveau rapport du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF), rendu public lundi.

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13 April 2015 – A new report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals that least 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups.

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NEW YORK, 15 janvier 2015 - L'Envoyé spécial des Nations Unies pour l'éducation mondiale, Gordon Brown, a déclaré jeudi que le monde devait condamner unanimement le groupe extrémiste Boko Haram et notamment son utilisation de jeunes filles comme kamikazes dans le cadre d'attentats meurtriers.

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OPINION, 16 January 2014 - Action is needed to halt the targeting of children in conflict zones everywhere, writes Anthony Lake, executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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29 May 2014 - Niger has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, and is struggling to stop the practice, writes the BBC's Fergal Keane.

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8 May 2014 - Press Release.  We strongly condemn the horrific abduction of young girls from the Chibok Government Girls Secondary School in Borno State in Nigeria.

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Statement attributable to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Leila Zerrougui.

New York, 06 May - I remain deeply concerned about the fate of over 230 girls violently abducted from their school by Boko Haram in Borno State, Nigeria on the night of April 14. Today’s reports of additional abductions of girls in the country’s northeast are extremely worrying.

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29 avril 2014 - Deux semaines après leur spectaculaire enlèvement dans un lycée de Chibok, dans le nord-est du Nigeria, 187 jeunes nigérianes restent introuvables.

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30 April 2014 - Girls and young women who were kidnapped from a school in Nigeria are reportedly being paid to marry their captors, according to a civic organisation.

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