• Surge of Domestic Violence against women during lock down

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    We have updated the article with a link to the Domestic Violence guide 2020, as we had many questions where to go to seek help. You will find every possible contact here and useful tips that will help you to take action. What we are hearing lately is stay
  • How the COVID-19 Quarantine is Bringing Back My Experience as a Refugee

    A Former Refugee from Iraq Shares Her Reflections on the Global Pandemic Photo by Levi Clancy on Unsplash Basma Alawee came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee in 2010. She is currently the Refugee Organizer with Florida Immigrant Coalition and We Are All America and the Co-Founder and
  • Good examples of achieved women empowerment

    Empowering women isn’t a buzzword but a movement about empowering women socially and economically. All women around the world must have access to education, financial independence, economic opportunities, equal treatment and legal protection. The achieved milestone for women worth mentioning is that of the Spanish parliament, more women hold

Surge of Domestic Violence against women during lock down

We have updated the article with a link to the Domestic Violence guide 2020, as we had many questions where to go to seek help. You will find every possible contact here and useful tips that will

How the COVID-19 Quarantine is Bringing Back My Experience as a Refugee

A Former Refugee from Iraq Shares Her Reflections on the Global Pandemic Photo by Levi Clancy on Unsplash Basma Alawee came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee in 2010. She is currently the Refugee Organizer with

Ow, those hormones!!

Are you less happy and at ease, did you gain some pounds, is your sex drive gone? Chances are this is due to hormones. We know that hormones can affect our mood, but what influence do these

Good examples of achieved women empowerment

Empowering women isn’t a buzzword but a movement about empowering women socially and economically. All women around the world must have access to education, financial independence, economic opportunities, equal treatment and legal protection. The achieved milestone for

Coronavirus Poem by David P. Carroll

We live in a scary World today It’s different than Before No more hugs kissing Our happiness gone away Like never before The virus has taken our Loved ones away Families suffering Like never before The fear

June 20th- World Refugee Day

Saturday 20 June is World Refugee Day – the theme this year is that Every Action Counts. The COVID-19 pandemic and the recent anti-racism protests have shown us how desperately we need to fight for a world

How will we travel post-covid?

By Neda Dorudi- It’s been almost 3-4 months now since our new decade went into a hibernation called lockdown. At this moment in time the world is exposed to economic and social fragility, whilst we gather the

A reflection on current events

By Kay Gouw- Oh 2020…what a year! I remember talking to friends and colleagues about the new approaching decade at the end of 2019 and everyone seemed to think the same thing: 2020 will be our year.

Tamara’s quest to support investment in Iraq

By Tamara Ra’ad Shaker: 1992 is the year I was born in Baghdad. I went to Al-Nahrain University, College of Business Economics in 2010 and by 2014 I had earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Investment

Iraq embracing change amidst challenge

By Samar Rassam- Whitticombe: Dear All, wishing you all well in these challenging times. There has been quite a bit happening in Iraq over the past six months, so let me begin. Government appointments The Iraqi Prime

Optimism in the time of Coronavirus:

Fatin Taha Al-Jumaily is an Iraqi artist from Karbala and resides in the US where she studied  the art of painting at St. Catherine University in Minnesota. Faten has shown work in Minneapolis through IARP. Her work

Successful Video Conferencing- Tips on today’s challenges with technology

Managing large meetings is an art. Via Zoom or any other Video Conferencing tool even more. Especially now in the time of lockdown. A quick watercooler moment of 10 minutes in the office is converted to 60

Amina and Her Glass Slippers

By Dana Asady Just like most of us, I tend to spend a pretty decent time on Instagram art, celebrity and fashion pages. I like some, comment on some, save and mostly scroll through the rest. Scrolling through until

Happy 50th Earth Day! Do not take our planet for granted..

 

Ted Talk Speaker Maryam Sameer: Owner of the Future Writer, Master Journalism candidate of Iraq in the “Queen of Social Responsibility”

By Maryam Sameer- Social media has an important role in informing women of their issues and rights, and is rapidly becoming the primary source, outperforming traditional media in providing relevant information and knowledge.  Websites dedicated to social

Thought for our times, the year 2020

By Neda Dorudi: These are strange and troubling times, the unimaginable has brought our world to a temporary freeze, the spread of a virus, is creating a picture we didn’t expect and find alien, but the milk

International Women’s Day from generation Z’s perspective

By Kay Gouw: As a young woman who forms part of the generation Z I have witnessed from an early age the rise in the discussion regarding womens’ position in society, I have been introduced to feminism