Discover the human voices behind the headlines in the new Huffington Post Original series THE ZAINAB SALBI PROJECT. Zainab Salbi, author, activist, and founder of Women for Women International fearlessly travels the world shedding light on global issues through the incredible personal stories of people who are struggling, surviving and thriving in a sea of conflict. Join Zainab as she explores the uncomfortable questions, shatters stereotypes, and courageously reveals the humanity we all share.
The world is a beautiful place, but somehow it seems that humankind's presence here has done more harm than good.
Over the past 15 years, Tanzania has made a concerted effort to immunize its children--and has achieved a remarkable vaccination rate of almost 90 per cent. That's still not good enough for the government and health organizations in that country, though. They want to get as close to 100 per cent as possible.
The world is becoming more and more globalized with multiple cultures crossing paths like never before. That trend is not going anywhere, it is on the rise. How we relate with each other and how we raise each other in this globalized world is the question
The uncomfortable truth is that essentialized conceptualizations that say "Islam = violence" or "Islam = peace" are insensitive to the alterations and negotiations that characterizes lived Islam in interaction with myriad Muslim constituencies and non-Muslim actors.