Chad’s reluctant women suicide bombers

23 July 2018

Young women are increasingly being groomed as reluctant suicide bombers in the impoverished Lake Chad region of central Africa.

The extremist group Boko Haram which originated in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri is now causing terror in neighbouring countries including Chad.

In this special The Lid Is On podcast from UN News, Daniel Dickinson travelled to Chad to listen to the experience of one teenage girl who survived after being sent by Boko Haram to blow herself up at a busy weekly market.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Dickinson, UN News
Audio Duration:
17'40"

 

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