200+ schoolgirls kidnapped by extremists and mass media is mostly silent
By Feministe on May 02, 2014
Alexis Okeowo in The New Yorker: Nigeria’s stolen girls. If this were happening anywhere else in the world, there would have been non-stop mass media coverage of the burnt school and the grieving families and relentless questioning of the relevant officials as to the inadequacy of the search and rescue operations. For a while after the abduction, girls trickled back into town—some rolled off trucks, some snuck away while fetching water. . . .