Tag Archives: Nigeria

365 days and counting

Just a quick post here and one that I should have done last week. Last Tuesday, April 14 2015, marked one year since the schoolgirls in Nigeria were taken. They are still missing. While much of the world’s ADD focus … Continue reading

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#Rememberourgirls

Remember how I said I was going to keep writing about the girls who were abducted last spring in Nigeria by Boko Haram? Yeah I didn’t either. Or at least I almost didn’t. The girls would occasionally blip across my over-active mind … Continue reading

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Surfing the tides of the media

Sitting in my living room or on my bed, I’ve heard and seen many awful stories recently. In the past week alone, I watched people trapped on a mountain top in Iraq rush a helicopter to get to safety. ‘But where … Continue reading

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The missing girls in Nigeria are coming back – at least some of them

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post to express commitment to not forget the girls and women who have been kidnapped by Boko Haram over the last several months. Today I saw this article and I got excited. Sixty girls … Continue reading

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Trauma, numbness and Nigeria

Over a month ago I posted about the hundreds of adolescent girls in Nigeria who were kidnapped. And I haven’t posted since. Mainly because, unfortunately I have to admit, the story hasn’t been on the news as much and so, … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Nigeria

I don’t know much about the calamity of the 200 Nigerian adolescent girls who were kidnapped but what I do know is that it is terrible. And terrifying. And that it is not getting nearly enough attention, action and response … Continue reading

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