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Interview with Zainab Salbi, Founder of Women for Women International

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One of the ones I am continuing to support is Women for Women International. I was thrilled when Zainab Salbi, Women for Women International's Founder and CEO, agreed to an interview with me for the Big Vision Podcast. Women for Women International has been around for 16 years.

What is Your Favorite Social Action of 2008?

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My favorite social action was being a sponsor for Jacinta Onoro, a Nigerian woman participating in Women for Women International. 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). Each woman is paired with a sponsor whose donation helps to cover some of their basic necessities (food, water, medicine).

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Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

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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. The show ended, and I immediately signed up to be a Women for Women International sponsor.

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing is providing leverage for Tibetan, Darfurian, Burmese and Chinese human rights campaigns: The International Campaign for Tibet created the Race for Tibet. As a result, the UN is making the same mistakes it made on Darfur and Rwanda.

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