Michelle Obama adds voice to schoolgirls campaign

US First Lady Michelle Obama has tweeted a picture in support of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants three weeks ago.

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Our prayers are with the missing Nigerian girls and their families. It's time to #BringBackOurGirls. -mo http://t.co/glDKDotJRt

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The United States yesterday announced it would send a support team to the country as the search continues for more than 200 still missing.

Read: UK experts to send help in search for Nigerian schoolgirls

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Nigeria: Captured girls 'face rape danger'

The Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants "definitely" face the danger of being raped, a senior United Nations official has said.