Nigerian activists still pressure government to find missing girls

Refugee and Migrant Crisis

Nearly a year ago, the abduction of almost 300 school girls in northeastern Nigeria sparked global outrage. A social media campaign was quickly launched to rescue the girls. But today, the hashtag ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ is only being used by a small group of activists in the country’s capital. CCTV’s Sophia Adengo was in Abuja and filed this report.

Nigerian activists still pressure government to find missing girls

Nigerian activists still pressure government to find missing girls

Nearly a year ago, the abduction of almost 300 school girls in northeastern Nigeria sparked global outrage.

Highlights:

  • Nigeria ranks third in the world after Syria and Colombia among countries with the highest population of displaced persons.
  • It hosts an estimated 3.3 million displaced persons
  • 70 percent of its displaced population are women and children living in squalid conditions.