Nigeria's Schoolgirls Still Missing As Headlines Fade

April 14, 2015 marked one year since Boko Haram militants kidnapped over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, and most are still missing.
SMS
Nigeria's Schoolgirls Still Missing As Headlines Fade

April 14, 2014: 

Boko Haram kidnaps 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.

- 57 escape

- 219 still missing

"The wave of outrage is growing with social media spreading the word," said an ABC News anchor. (Video via ABC

"My husband and I are outraged," Michelle Obama said.  

"Help find these children to return them to their parents," U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said.

Four million tweets later, 0 have been rescued.

The Chibok girls have now spent 365 days in captivity. (Video via YouTube / NigeriaFunk

Boko Haram

January 2012 to December 2014:

300 schools damaged or destroyed

196 teachers and 314 schoolchildren killed

800,000 children displaced

Boko Haram has vowed to target schools "until our last breath."

This video includes music from Chris Zabriskie / CC BY 4.0

Featured Stories
Demonstrators participate in the 2014 People's Climate March.

The People's Climate March Is About More Than Just The Environment

U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Rodgers and Sgt. Cameron Thomas

Friendly Fire May Have Killed 2 US Army Rangers In Afghanistan

President Trump at a press conference

Has President Trump Delivered On His 100-Day Contract With Voters?