A group of gunmen kidnapped 317 girls from their boarding school in in the town of Jangebe, in Nigeria's Zamfara state last week.
Around 200 Chibok girls were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014. Some managed to escape while others were freed by the group in hostage deals with the government. But many are are still in captivity.
Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman for advocating girl's education in her native Swat valley, finishes high school, saying it was a "bittersweet" moment.
Boko Haram released 82 girls in exchange for five prisoners. The girls were among some 270 girls kidnapped in April 2014 from the Nigerian town of Chibok.
Today marks the third anniversary of the kidnapping of 276 girls from a secondary school by militant group Boko Haram in 2014.
Teenagers in over 50 countries stepped into the shoes of ministers, CEOs and mayors for a day to mark International Day of the Girl Child.
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