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#4 BringBackOurGirls

The terrorist organization Boko Haram orchestrated numerous attacks throughout the year in a violent attempt to establish an Islamic caliphate in Nigeria. The kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in Borno State was the terrorist organization’s most publicized act, with millions demanding their safe return under the trending hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Some of the girls managed to escape Boko Haram, but over 200 still remain. Leaders of the group have claimed that they girls have all been married off or sold as slaves.

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