Posted by: C J | April 14, 2015

#BringBackOurGirls – 1 Year Later

I stand with all the mothers who long for their daughters to be back in their arms. #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS-NOW!

A Single, Sassy, Curvy Girl's Journey

One year ago, April 14, 2014, 270 Nigerian school girlswere kidnapped from their boarding school by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The terrorist group does not believe that women should be educated. That really hit home for me. I come from a long line of strong women. I have two degrees, and my mother has three, the third being a doctorate in psychology. I cannot fathom the concept that I, as a young woman trying to better myself and further my education, would have been at the mercy of a radical terrorist group simply because I wanted to learn.I know that there are religions and cultures throughout the world that also hold this belief. But these girls, these young women, they looked like me. How could this happen? How is it that a year later, the girls are still being held hostage? How is it, in the year…

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  1. Thank you for the re-post. This is just an important issue. #BringBackOurGirls

    • You’re so welcome!


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