What is Your Favorite Social Action of 2008?

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Women for Women International supports women survivors of war in conflict and post-conflict areas (Afghanistan, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan). The short, dark, last days of the year are a great time to reflect on your 2008 Activist Resolutions , and your favorite "social actions" of 2008. What did you do this year that you feel made a real impact?

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

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Though many of the countries we work in are talked about in the news (DR Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan), some aren’t as well-known (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Nigeria) and we often need to explain why operating in these countries is important. Organization: Women for Women International. Organization Size: Approximately 70 DC/stateside employees; more than 100 field staff employees in eight countries in Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East.

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T he program works in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan. "The program 'has dared me to hope-of having a house, of living in peace, of reclaiming my dynamism, my dignity. If not director of a school, I would like to be someone of importance, someone of value again.'"--Honorata (pictured left) about her experience with Women for Women International.

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Interview with Zainab Salbi, Founder of Women for Women International

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We work in countries like Congo, Rwanda, Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, among others. Our country director in Bosnia was a survivor of the four-year siege of Sarajevo. I had never known about it, and that same month that I was taking a class about the Holocaust was when I learned about the concentration camps, and the rape camps in Bosnia. Then, I wanted to donate anything I could for women in Bosnia.