Showing posts from October, 2016

Welcome home to the 21 #ChibokGirls!


#BringBackOurGirlsNYC rejoices with our 21 #ChibokGirls who were released on October 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mojúbàolú Olufúnké Okome (718) 951-5000 x 1742 NYC Sunday October 16, 2016 On Thursday, October 13, with great joy, hope and optimism for the future, #BringBackOurGirlsNYC welcomed the news of the release of 21 of our #ChibokGirls from Boko Haram captivity. We rejoice with our #ChibokGirls, their families and friends.  We hope and pray that the 197#ChibokGirls and other Nigerians remaining in Boko Haram captivity are also rescued and reunited with their families as soon as possible. The rescued #ChibokGirls have been reunited with their families amidst a combination of tears, joy and laughter. #BringBackOurGirlsNYC salutes the efforts of the Federal Government of Nigeria and other parties that made this release possible. These 21 #ChibokGirls have suffered unimaginable physical, mental and psychological trauma.  They require a well-grounded structure for long-term, culturally-appropriate psychosocial