Today, top Islamic scholars in Saudi Arabia condemned the actions of the Islamic extremists who kidnapped 276 girls from a school in northern Nigeria three weeks ago, vowing to sell them as slaves.
And First Lady Michelle Obama became one of the latest high-profile tweeters of the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag.
Here in the U.S., Nigerians are speaking out against the slow response from the Nigerian government.
Omolola Adele-Oso, 35, organized protests outside the Nigerian embassy in Washington D.C. this past week, and has formed an organization, Act For Accountability, that is developing a "mini tool kit" for other activists to use to make their voices heard.
She discusses the effort with Here & Now's Robin Young.
This segment aired on May 8, 2014.