Girl Soldiers: Boko Haram (update)

In a previous post, I discussed the kidnap of 218 girls from their school in Nigeria in 2014. Recently, some good news broke in relation to the girls with the two teenagers being rescued. On Tuesday the 18th of May news broke of the rescue of one of the so-called...

Girl Soldiers: Boko Haram

Boko Haram is a terrorist group based in the north east of Nigeria who came to international attention in April 2014 when they kidnapped 276 female students from the Government Secondary School in Borno State. The group have gone on to use some of these girls as well...

Unplugging from Social Media

Social media is a contentious issue at times. Facebook, Twitter, and all the rest can be harnessed to bring attention to events or topics that might go unnoticed in other ways. The #BringBackOurGirls movement, for example, forced the international media to...

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