Blog by Natalia Saeed, Chair – Perth Development Circle
On 15 April 2014 more than 200 high school girls were kidnapped in Chibok, Nigeria by the terrorist organization Boko Haram. Aged 15 to 18 and Christians and Muslims alike, knew the dangers of pursuing education, given that various schools in the area had recently closed in March due to fear of terrorist attacks. Continue reading
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