Vigils are being held around the world to mark 100 days since more than 200 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria were abducted by terrorists.
Overseas Development Institute director Kevin Watkins writes for The Independent about the bigger scandal - that so few girls in the region receive a proper education.
New research from the Overseas Development Institute into early marriage in Africa and Asia reveals some shocking treatment of teenage girls.
Israel has launched a cross-border military operation in Gaza. After an earlier flashpoint in 2012 ODI reported on conditions for refugees in Gaza.