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Caribbean Joins Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

Written by Janine Mendes-Franco On 5 May 2014 @ 21:09 pm | 1 Comment

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If our own children were to go missing we would want the world to come to a standstill and help us find them. We…ask that…you consider why so often women’s bodies become the battlefields upon which wars are fought. This is not a problem that involves a small town in Nigeria, this involves all girls everywhere.

Tillah Willah [1] sends a letter to Goodluck Jonathan, asking that he treat “the disappearance of the 234 school girls in Chibok, Borno…with a bit more urgency.”

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[1] Tillah Willah: http://tillahwillah.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/a-letter-to-president-goodluck-jonathan/

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