The story of Khadija, a Boko Haram survivor

"You are a Boko Haram wife, don't come near us!"

What happens to some of the girls kidnapped by the insurgency group Boko Haram after they are released? Watch the story of Khadija in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria.

International Alert, together with UNICEF and our local partners, seeks to give returning women and girls a future and support their re-integration. Read more about this work and find out how you can support us here.

  • Read the stories of the brave women and girls rebuilding their lives after Boko Haram;
  • Tweet your support (@intalert) using the hashtag #FutureForOurGirls;
  • Donate to our work and make a difference!
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