Search Results for Tag: Boko Haram
Following the death of her son, a Muslim mother vowed to dedicate her life to promoting peace. Now she is doing her bit to combat Islamic State terror. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date17.04.2015 | 12:35
TagsBoko Haram, Chibok, Christian, Hillary Clinton, IS, ISIS, Islamic State, Kosovo, Malala Yousafzai, Nigeria, Nobel Prize, Yazidi
A series of events is planned in Nigeria and around the world to mark one year since the kidnapping of the schoolgirls, who were abducted by Boko Haram militants from the northeastern town of Chibok on April 14, 2014.
Date14.04.2015 | 11:15
On Thursday March 19, 2015, an angry mob brutally killed 27-year-old Farkhunda near a Kabul mosque after she had been accused of burning copy of the Koran. Read more here, and other news about women.
Date27.03.2015 | 14:38
Girls become suicide bombers. Every day there is another massacre. Northeastern Nigeria is drowning in blood and few seem to care. But Nigerians themselves share part of the blame for this, says DW’s Thomas Mösch.
Date16.01.2015 | 12:39
More than 300 girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram may come back home following Nigeria’s deal with the terror organization. Women in Iran are terrified after a spate of acid attacks, but one woman in Nepal has taken on the world of cricket. Read more on women’s themes that made it to the headlines.
Date20.10.2014 | 8:37
Nigeria’s anti-western Islamist organization Boko Haram strikes again in the country’s northeast, kidnapping 20 women.
Date10.06.2014 | 15:25
Nigeria’s extremist group Boko Haram is still holding over 200 schoolgirls captive. DW reporters met a girl who managed to escape. She is leveling serious accusations against the security forces and against her school.
Date23.05.2014 | 11:07