On the 14th of April 2014, 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their hostels by members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria. They are yet to be rescued.
1)Improved communications on Nigerian security happenings with daily briefings on the rescue of the abducted girls.
2)Create communication channels that help inform the public on safety measures being taken to protect Nigerian citizens.
3)Provision of rehabilitation services, such as counseling and healthcare, as well as witness protection, to all abducted girls who have escaped or been rescued.
4)Take measures to ensure the protection of children of school age to curb future abductions and sexual violence.
5)Passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill (VAPP BIll) that protects girls to ensure persecution of those responsible for sexual violence once captured.
Another 90+ young women stolen by BokoHaram from their lives,this time from Government Girls Secondary School in Yobe, Nigeria. Some had reportedly been rescued by the Nigerian army after receiving a tip. The Governor of Yobe State denies any alleged rescue by the Nigerian army and contends that all the girls remain unaccounted for.>