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(Some of) My Heroes

This has been a challenging assignment…so hard to choose just a few heroes! … Read More»

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Sarah in Evin Prison, Iran

My daughter Sarah Shourd, and her partner Shane Bauer along with their friend Josh Fattal have been incarcerated in the notorious Evin prison in Iran for more than 10 months now, 312 long and difficul … Read More»

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Prosperity Candle: Empowering women in distressed regions one candle at a time

“My dream is that this candle I made will reach Obama in order to show him how Iraqi women are productive and can be independent. … Read More»

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a humble beginning

For a long time I thought of wanting to do more...wanting to make a difference but I had no idea where to start. … Read More»

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Throwing Caution to the Wind in the Face of Repression

Meet Sarab Hassan—Iraqi woman, business lawyer, human rights defender, caretaker, provider, trailblazer. … Read More»

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Zeinab's Mother

Zeinab's Mother Now it is fast and easy. You hear the news on cyberspace. You let your friends know on cyberspace. They can't see your shaky fingers. They can't hear your choked voice. … Read More»

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Private James on the Plane Home

This is a poem I wrote after meeting a young soldier on a plane. He was coming home to Colorado from Iraq. Private James on the Plane Home We’re being sent back in April … Read More»

Lioness

Lioness is the story of the first women in American history to enter direct ground combat in the Iraq war. Read More »

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Women for Women International's Stronger Women, Stronger Nations: 2008 Iraq Report

Women for Women International has published their Stronger Women, Stronger Nations: 2008 Iraq Report. Find the full report here: … Read More»

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