Why were they abducted in the first place? The term “Boko Haram” means “Western Education is forbidden.” This group believes that girls should not be in school but should get married instead. They teach that Western education corrupts the moral values of Muslims, especially girls.
Not long ago in October of 2012 a Pakistani teenaged named Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban extremists who had banned girls from attending school. Amazingly she survived the ordeal and addressed the United Nations at a youth conference last year. She said “I am here to speak up for the right of education for every child. I want education for the sons and daughters of the Taliban and all terrorists and extremists.(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai).