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

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.