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Kidnapped Girls

Will Egypt's New President Sisi #BringBackOurCopticGirls?

Lela Gilbert | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Lela Gilbert

Like the Jews before them, Egypt's indigenous "Sunday People" may well find themselves without their ancient homeland. There is no Israel for persecuted Christians -- no safe haven to which they can flee.

Update from Nigeria: Launching the Safe Schools Initiative

Gordon Brown | Posted 07.27.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

Ten days ago, I met with President Goodluck Jonathan in Paris and we agreed that the families of the kidnapped girls had a right to know now that, if and when the girls are released, they will be able to have a safe school where they can study. And millions of Nigerian boys and girls who go to school in fear of another Boko Haram attack now also desperately need the reassurance that everything is being done to make their schools safe. So this week, a Safe Schools Initiative has been launched by the Nigerian Government and international aid agencies with the aim of making schools more secure for Nigerian children and to help end a situation where 10.5 million Nigerian girls and boys do not go to school.

Nigeria's Teachers Go On Strike Over Kidnapped Girls

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, May 22 (Reuters) - Nigerian teachers went on strike and staged rallies nationwide on Thursday in protest against the...

Nigeria's President Cancels Visit To Kidnapped Girls' Town

AP | HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Amid apparent security concerns, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan cancelled a trip Friday to the traumatized town wher...

Michelle Obama To Deliver President's Weekly Address

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is delivering the president's weekly address this week. The White House says she will focus the radi...