Mainstream Western media has taken far too long to cover the story of 200 schoolgirls abducted by extremists in Nigeria. It's time to take action and keep the issue in the news. Join the #BringBackOurGirls campaign. From the petition:
In Nigeria, over 200 girls were recently abducted from their boarding school and plans are reported of them being selling them as brides for $ 12 each. I am calling on the world to unite and save them.
The abducted young girls are being affected by a conflict they did not create, and their voices need to be heard. I can only imagine what these 200 girls have been through, and their government is not doing nearly enough to save them.
The group Boko Haram has repeatedly said girls should not be educated. We believe that all children should have access to education, boy or girl. We urge all the leaders to help by doing more to ensure the safe return of thesis girls.
By signing this petition we declare our solidarity with the kidnapped girls and call upon the world not to forget them , support all efforts to ensure their safe return, and ask all international agencies, organizations and groups to support efforts Nigerian aimed at rescuing them. We therefore ask that all schools are safe places to learn, protected from attack.
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