Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

Chibok Girls/Boko Haram

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Dec 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – There is an African proverb that says, “If we educate a boy, we educate one person. If we educate a girl, we educate a family – and a whole nation.”

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – April 14 will mark the five-year anniversary of the abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by the terrorist group Boko Haram. While most of the Chibok girls either escaped or have been released by their captors, 112 remain missing. 

Mar 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Please join Rep. Frederica Wilson and a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a roundtable discussion with two young women who witnessed their parents’ deaths at the hands of Boko Haram and then were abducted from their homes by the terrorist group. Despite being repeatedly raped, forced to wed, and becoming mothers when they were still children themselves, these resilient young women are laser focused on one goal: completing their educations so they can live successful lives.

Oct 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to White House allegations regarding her account of President Donald Trump’s call with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson:

Oct 17, 2017 Page

Washington, D.C. – Florida Democrats, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and Congressman Alcee L. Hastings, are demanding an investigation of the aftermath of a deadly ambush in Niger on October 4, that left dead Sgt. La David Johnson, 25, of Miami Gardens and three fellow members of the 3rd Special Forces Group out of Fort Bragg and the elite United States Special Operations Command.