At midnight on April 15, 234 girls were kidnapped from their dorm room in Chibok, in northeastern Nigeria, by Islamic militant group Boko Haram. Most have been missing ever since.
The separatist terrorism group’s name means “Western education is forbidden.” Fewer than 50 girls managed to escape their kidnappers, one of whom told the New Yorker the girls at first weren’t far from their homes. But now they are believed to be deep in the forest, on the border with Cameroon, and the Nigerian military is struggling to locate them. Click here for full story and images.