The Quotidian, January 4, 2011 ~ Women and Change

“One woman can change anything. Many women can change everything.” ~ from promotional material for Women for Women International

Women for Women International “helps women survivors of war rebuild their lives” and works in countries including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan.

In 1993, Zainab Salbi (born 1970) co-founded Women for Women International when she was 23 years old. Salbi is an award-winning Iraqi-American activist, writer, and social entrepreneur. She is the author of a memoir, Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing up in the Shadow of Saddam (2005).

If you are able to support Women for Women International, please do.

Link to website: http://www.womenforwomen.org/

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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One Response to The Quotidian, January 4, 2011 ~ Women and Change

  1. So true!!
    Write on!
    Carolyn

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