H.Res.896 - Condemning Boko Haram and calling on the Governments of the United States of America and Nigeria to swiftly implement measures to defeat the terrorist organization.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] (Introduced 05/15/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/04/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.896 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/15/2018)
Recognizes the fourth anniversary of the Chibok girls kidnapping and calls for the release of all Boko Haram captives, especially the remaining Chibok girls and Leah Sharibu.
Acknowledges U.S. and Nigerian efforts to defeat Boko Haram.
Requests that the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development create a plan to address the needs of women and girls adversely impacted by extremism and conflict.
Commends the swift enactment of the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017.