• 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 Minister Adel Abdul Mahi had been in power since October 2018, but
  • Surge of Domestic Violence against women during lock down

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    What we are hearing lately is stay home, stay safe, save lives but what if staying at home sometimes creates an unsafe situation? As now people are in lock down together, in crowded homes. The pandemic has led to a global human suffering and economic devastation, a lot of
  • 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 is a response to the war through the particular lens of women’s

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

Surge of Domestic Violence against women during lock down

What we are hearing lately is stay home, stay safe, save lives but what if staying at home sometimes creates an unsafe situation? As now people are in lock down together, in crowded homes. The pandemic has

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

Mothers in the workforce: Yes, we can! But not from 9 to 5……

By Karima Wood- It takes a village to raise a kid, whether you are a stay at home mum or like me trying to balance career, kids, household and husband. As an ambitious woman I don’t want

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..

 

Life coach Ana Lesson about FEAR..

ENJOY every month on Nina, the insights and articles from Nina’s professional Life Coach Ana. Ana is Helping women rebuild their lives and find their purpose, she is a Personal Development & Confidence Coach and NLP Practitioner.

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