” The single thing all women need in the world is inspiration, and inspiration comes from storytelling. “


” Since I was 15 years old I have dedicated my life to serving women. “


” There’s a lot of projection that if you’re in service then you shouldn’t look good. I’m no different from anybody else. I like clothes, I like shoes, I like to go have nice dinners, I like to dance. Just because I’ve dedicated myself to serving women, why do you think I need to sacrifice myself? “


” In every single culture I encountered, there were always women who defied cultural norms to do what they believed was right for them. This phenomenon has never been related to how rich, poor, successful or not successful the woman may be. “


” I by no means intend to simplify the challenges women face in any culture. Women are marginalized in all cultures in my opinion, some in more extreme ways than others. “


” By accepting what the external structures have told us we need to do, we have given the power of our realities and ourselves to others. It is time to tell a new story for women, and that can only start with women. “


” Like life, peace begins with women. We are the first to forge lines of alliance and collaboration across conflict divides. “


” As women, we must speak out, speak up, say no to our inheritance of loss and yes to a future of women-led dialogue about women’s rights and value. “


” I have come to understand that in order to effectively advance women’s rights, we need to galvanize a global women’s movement. “


” While women may look different, as some wear suits and others wear saris, or some cover their hair while others wear their hair loose, women need to stand together because they all face the central point of discrimination, although the extremity of which may be different from Kigali to Kabul. “


” Leadership is about encouraging women to break their silence and tell their stories to the world. “


” I don’t have a child, so Women for Women is like my child. But I always said I would step down after 20 years. I didn’t want to be a 60-year-old woman holding on to something I created when I was 23. “


” In my 20s I was such a serious, boring-looking person. I would never do my nails. I never even danced. But I was taught by the women. They had gone through hell, but they would dance and sing. I came to realise I can’t argue for a happy world if I am not happy myself. “


” I couldn’t find anyone doing something about the astounding injustices women were experiencing, so I decided to do something myself. I cannot tell you how many people ridiculed my efforts. “



All 14 Zainab Salbi Quotes about Women in picture


The single thing all women need in the world is inspiration, and inspiration comes from storytelling.
Since I was 15 years old I have dedicated my life to serving women.
There
In every single culture I encountered, there were always women who defied cultural norms to do what they believed was right for them. This phenomenon has never been related to how rich, poor, successful or not successful the woman may be.
I by no means intend to simplify the challenges women face in any culture. Women are marginalized in all cultures in my opinion, some in more extreme ways than others.
By accepting what the external structures have told us we need to do, we have given the power of our realities and ourselves to others. It is time to tell a new story for women, and that can only start with women.
Like life, peace begins with women. We are the first to forge lines of alliance and collaboration across conflict divides.
As women, we must speak out, speak up, say no to our inheritance of loss and yes to a future of women-led dialogue about women
I have come to understand that in order to effectively advance women
While women may look different, as some wear suits and others wear saris, or some cover their hair while others wear their hair loose, women need to stand together because they all face the central point of discrimination, although the extremity of which may be different from Kigali to Kabul.
Leadership is about encouraging women to break their silence and tell their stories to the world.
I don
In my 20s I was such a serious, boring-looking person. I would never do my nails. I never even danced. But I was taught by the women. They had gone through hell, but they would dance and sing. I came to realise I can
I couldn

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