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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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Nigeria marks one year since schoolgirl kidnappings

Lawal Emos, father of 17-year-old Comfort, who was abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok.(© DW/A. Kriesch)

Lawal Emos, father of 17-year-old Comfort, who was abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok. (© DW/A. Kriesch)

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.

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14.04.2015 | 11:15

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Opinion: Solidarity with Nigeria’s terrorism victims? Yes, but how?

(afp/Getty Images/P.U. Ekpei)

(afp/Getty Images/P.U. Ekpei)

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.

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16.01.2015 | 12:39

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Women in the news

India’s Sania Mirza and Zimbabwe’s Cara Black have won the women’s tennis doubles at The WTA championship in Singapore. An Afghan cleric has been sentenced to jail after he was found guilty of raping a little girl. Will Nigeria’s girls come back? The Boko Haram has kidnapped more girls and the deal with the government seems to be faltering. Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines.

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27.10.2014 | 10:21

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