THE FATE of the unborn babies of the Boko Haram assaulted women/ girls. HAVE we deeply considered the debilitating short/longterm effect of the ordeals these women/girls have gone through; we need to hear your views
Around 214 girls rescued by the Nigerian army from terror group Boko Haram (now Iswap) were “visibly pregnant”, spreading fears they had been raped by the militants.
The news came after reports emerged that women and girls kidnapped by the insurgents were routinely raped and forced to marry their abductors. As a result of the sexual violence, some of them were pregnant.
Some of the women rescued from Boko Haram’s forest stronghold have been telling of the horrors they faced in captivity. Islamist extremists killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease.
“They didn’t allow us to move an inch,” said one of the freed women, Asabe Umaru, describing her captivity. “If you needed the toilet, they followed you. We were kept in one place. We were under bondage. We thank God to be alive…
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