As Nigeria prepares to install new president, female suicide bombings spike

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Women flee with their belongings on the road in Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria on May 14, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Stringer
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Women flee with their belongings on the road in Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria on May 14, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Stringer *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-NIGERIA-MUSLIM, originally transmitted on May 27, 2015.

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(RNS) More women and children have been used as suicide bombers in the first five months of this year than during the whole of last year, according to reports collated by UNICEF, the United Nation Children’s Fund.