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For her humanitarian work especially with AIDS patients when there was still fear of just being in the same room. She showed everyone it was safe. She also brought attention to the use of landmines during war and tried to get them banned from use.

1 out of every 5 African children dies before his or her fifth birthday—the highest mortality rate of any region in the world. Photo Credit: Adam Finck

Yoko Ono, born February 18th, is an Aquarius on the cusp of Pisces. Pisces gives the humanitarian over-thinker (Aquarius) a softer, more dreamy and romantic side.

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor Taylor’s famous violet eyes are hard to miss in this photo. She was the first actress to be paid $1 Million for her title role in the movie “Cleopatra”. Since retiring from her film career, Taylor has worked to further humanitarian causes, most notably being an AIDS advocate at a time when many other celebrities shied away from the cause. Date: 1951. Photographer: Unknown.

Bono- MAKE POVERTY HISTORY. The next time someone makes the 'don't fund foreign aid', remind them how much more disparately poor many countries are and how relatively small amounts will go a long way to stabilize whole regions. Forgive the Debt....

Dorothy Day: 1897-1980; Dorothy Day was an American journalist, social activist, and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of distributism. Day was considered to be an anarchist and did not hesitate to use the term. In the 1930s, Day worked closely with fellow activist Peter Maurin to establish the Catholic Worker movement, a nonviolent, pacifist movement that continues to combine direct aid for the poor and homeless with nonviolent direct action on their…

Annie Lennox - Known for her humanitarian work in the area of AIDS awareness; aid and awareness of the plight of children in African; partnerships with Amnesty International, Greenpeace, Nelson Mandela 46664 campaign and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), both of which are human rights groups which seek education and health care for those affected by HIV; protest of the Gaza War; the Burma Campaign, whichaddresses the suffering in Burma and promotes democratization, etc.

15 years ago MSF won the #Nobel Peace Prize, but our work is far from over. Our policy of "'témoignage" means we act as a witness and will speak out about the plight of populations in danger for whom we work. We believe #humanitarian #aid should not be in place of the state, but only steps in when states fail. Aboubacar carries his wife Mariama in his arms to the MSF ambulance in #Niger © Julie Remy