Orlando Bloom

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom (left) smiles as he speaks with twelve-year-old Eta Ibrahim at her family's home, where she lives with her father - the village chief, and her four siblings, in Bosso, Niger, Sunday 19 February 2017.

In early February, I traveled to Diffa in southeastern Niger to better understand the impact of Boko Haram on the people living there. The Diffa region alone currently hosts over 240,000 internally displaced persons, refugees and returnees, including 160,000 children.

I've been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for almost 10 years, and this isn't the first time I have seen and heard about terrible suffering, but the devastating stories I heard from children in Niger will haunt me for a long time to come.

Boko Haram violence has affected millions of children and families across West Africa's Lake Chad Basin -- Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon.…  Seguir leyendo »