An alleged Boko Haram soldier in front of a group of girls alleged to be some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in April 2014. Photo: AP An alleged Boko Haram soldier in front of a group of girls alleged to be some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in April 2014. Photo: AP
An alleged Boko Haram soldier in front of a group of girls alleged to be some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in April 2014. Photo: AP

Boko Haram deploys women to fight almost as often as men in response to tighter security

Boko Haram has killed about 15,000 people and displaced more than 2 million in Nigeria in a seven-year insurgency to carve out an Islamist caliphate

Topic |   Islamic militancy
An alleged Boko Haram soldier in front of a group of girls alleged to be some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in April 2014. Photo: AP An alleged Boko Haram soldier in front of a group of girls alleged to be some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in April 2014. Photo: AP
An alleged Boko Haram soldier in front of a group of girls alleged to be some of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in April 2014. Photo: AP
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