It’s been a year since militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of girls from a school in northern Nigeria. Dozens escaped, but more than 200 have disappeared. To mark the grim anniversary, activists protested in the capital city Abuja, renewing their demands for the government to find the girls and get them back. Gwen Ifill reports.
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