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The women of Boko Haram: Driven to extremism

In Nigeria, Boko Haram is recruiting women and girls to carry out suicide bomb attacks. NGOs and the Nigerian government are working to rescue these women and reintroduce them to society and their families.

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18.04.2017 | 15:14

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Former Boko Haram captives face stigma, rejection in Nigeria

Chibok1There was huge relief after one of the missing Chibok girls was found. She is one of the many captives who have been set free from Boko Haram. But those freed face a tough time of re-integrating back into society.

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30.05.2016 | 12:31

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Women in the News

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@ Getty Images/M. Wilson

Hillary Clinton got a lot of support in the last primary. On the other hand, some people have accused her of being pandering to Wall Street. Check out this story and other topics about women.

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26.04.2016 | 9:24

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Women in the news

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© UNI

What can be done to protect women against sexual assaults? In India the state of Haryana has launched an all-female police unit. Read the news here, and other news about women.

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24.11.2015 | 15:50

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Women in the News

a member of the Nigerian Army standing with a group of women and children rescued in an operation against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. © Picture-alliance/dpa

A member of the Nigerian Army standing with a group of women and children rescued in an operation against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. © Picture-alliance/dpa

The Nigerian military reported Boko Haram hostages had been held in terrible conditions in the Sambisa Forest. Earlier they had freed nearly 500 women and girls. Read other news about women here.

Date

07.05.2015 | 21:05

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