Aisha A, 28, left, and her roommate, Fatima, 20, sit on a mattress in their tent in an IDP camp, Maiduguri, Nigeria, April 26, 2019. Aisha was abducted by seven BH fighters in Gwoza Local Government in 2014. After she was taken to a commander's house, she was raped by him and became the fourth wife. She stayed in his home for a year and eight months, but did not get pregnant. Aisha got pregnant by an IDP man in the same camp with whom she married, and gave birth to a boy a day after this photo was taken. Also pregnant, Fatima was abducted by BH fighters when she was 15 years old. She was forced to marry a commander and gave birth to a son in 2017 whom she left in the forest. She realized she was pregnant again after escaped. Fatima gave birth to a boy ten days after this photo was taken.
- Jean Chung
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