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Women and girls who, in the past, have managed to escape the clutches of the Boko Haram have reported being subject to forced marriage, forced religious conversion, physical and psychological abuse, forced labour and even rape. Many of them could not even talk about their experiences for months after they escaped. Some of them are just beginning to open up about the atrocities they suffered and perhaps will have to spend a lifetime erasing the torture they sustained.
Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed when Nigerian troops repelled ma ive attacks launched at Maiduguri and other towns in the northeastern state of Borno, a security source told Xinhua news age...