Read My Latest: Why We Need To Listen To Deborah Peter

492579115On April 14, 2014, over 300 girls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok, Nigeria by a group of Islamist militants called Boko Haram. Some girls escaped. An estimated 276 girls are still missing. No one knows where they are currently located.

It seems like a hopeless situation. But there are survivors of Boko Haram, one of them is Deborah Peter. We need to listen to her story, because she matters, because these lost girls matter. We do need to #BringBackOurGirls, and it takes more than a hashtag. This story doesn’t add up to much, but it’s something.

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