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 Looking around their engineering classes at the University of Illinois, Supriya Hobbs and Janna Eaves noticed something was missing — other girls. And so like good engineers, they set out to solve that problem. The recent graduate and college senior invented Miss Possible, a doll and accompanying app aiming to spark an interest in math and science among young girls. The Miss Possible… Read More
The rape and hanging of two girls have resulted in complaints about the caste system and about the operations of the police and the government.
Concerns for the president’s security prompted the decision, which came as West African leaders planned to meet in Paris to discuss the problem.
BBC NewsNigeria girls' abduction: US deploys manned planesBBC NewsThe US has revealed it is flying manned surveillance missions over Nigeria to try to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The US is also sharing commercial satellite imagery with the Nigerian government, ...Outrageous kidnappings show why U.S. needs better policy toward NigeriaChicago Sun-TimesU.S. launches 'manned' intelligence missions over Nigeria to try to locate ...Daily MailNigeria Mulls Prisoner Swap as Islamists Show Abducted Girls (1)BusinessweekThe Indepe
BBC NewsNigeria abductions: Video of girls 'gives me hope'BBC NewsA man whose three cousins are among more than 200 schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants in north-eastern Nigeria tells the BBC's Focus on Africa radio programme of his reaction to the emergence of a video apparently showing about 130 of them.Nigerian Extremist Leader Demands Fighter ReleaseABC NewsKidnapped girls will be held until fighters freed, Boko Haram says in new videoCTV NewsBoko Haram vows Nigerian schoolgirls will be held until militants freedCBC.caeuronews -New York Times -CNNall 1,872 ne
Voice of AmericaUS Aiding Nigeria in Search for Abducted GirlsVoice of AmericaThe United States is giving Nigeria counterterrorism assistance to help in the search for hundreds of girls kidnapped last month by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Monday the kidnappings are a "terrible ...Nigeria schoolgirl kidnappings: US 'outrage' at abductionsBBC NewsIslamic extremist leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram threatens to sell more than 200 ...New York Daily News'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped Nigerian girls
Able-bodied men from the Nigerian town of Chibok have taken to the dangerous Sambisa Forest to search for more than 100 abducted girls and young women whom the military claimed to have freed from their Islamic extremist kidnappers, an education official said Thursday.