14 September 2017 - More than 100 young women who were kidnapped from a school in Chibok, north-east Nigeria in 2014, will now be starting school at a special course at the American University in Yola, Adamawa state.
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.
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.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.