- April 14 marks two years since Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria
- Frida Ghitis: Boko Haram's main targets are education and women
Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, and a former CNN producer and correspondent. Follow her @FridaGhitis. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Let's face it: tragedies that occur in Africa don't often capture the world's attention. It is a shameful reality. This time, however, it was different. When women in Nigeria spoke out two years ago after terrorists kidnapped hundreds of girls from school, they stirred a sense of global outrage reserved only for the greatest of injustices in a world where suffering and injustice are all too common.