A year on the attack on the Chibok Secondary School in Nigeria remains the largest abduction by Boko Haram since it increasingly started targeting schools and students in early 2012, worsening already dire education levels in the north-eastern part of Nigeria, which has the lowest primary and secondary school net attendance ratio in the country. There is no official confirmation of what may have happened to the girls since they were abducted. In the meantime Boko haram has raged on with its campaign of terror in the region, abductions, massacres and rapes spiralling to alarming levels. But has the media done justice to the Chibok girls?
Czerina Patel is the communications manager at rights group Sonke Gender Justice. SABC Digital News chat to her from their CT studios.”