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