Building Bridges, Rebuilding Societies with Zainab Salbi
Premiere Date: 11/7/2011; 58 minutes

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Zainab Salbi, the founder of the humanitarian organization Women for Women International, tells a rapt audience how she has helped close to 300,000 women rebuild their lives and their communities after surviving devastating wars. Salbi, author of the best-selling memoir "Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam," is presented by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego. (#22729)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World

10.10 Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least two of the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and China.

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