Aisha Bakari Gombi: "Queen Hunter" of Boko Haram

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This is Aisha Bakari Gombi. She used to hunt antelope. Now she hunts Boko Haram, the woman-kidnapping terrorist group whose name translates to “Western education is forbidden.” She is one of a handful of (often very personally motivated) women brought in by the Nigerian government to help. She leads a team of men aged 15-30 who communicate using sign language, animal sounds and even birdsong. Of her opponents, she says simply:

“Boko Haram know me and fear me.”

More at the article here.


(thanks to Becca for sending this in!)