There is a famous Arabic saying that basically means the best of things lies in the middle. It makes sense, right? The middle is where you find moderation, compromise, and solutions that satisfy all parties to some
“Women are the carriers of tradition, carriers of history, of culture” says Haifa Zangana in an exclusive interview with NinaIraqi women were once among the most progressive in the Middle East. Entering the workforce in the 1930s, they were supported by women’s magazines and many women’s organisations fighting for equal rights. In the late 50s, Iraq was the first of its Arab neighbours to appoint a female judge and
“Iraqi women way beyond their male counterparts,” says author of Upbeat, The Story of The National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.Upbeat is a story of the creation of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq. The project, led by renowned Scottish conductor Paul MacAlindin, was spurred by an advert placed in the Glasgow Herald by a young Iraqi female pianist seeking a conductor. From its inception in 2008, as MacAlindin
- By: Adesola Atanda I always reflect on a crucial moment during my childhood, a key moment that continues to challenge how I see myself in the world. It was a Sunday afternoon in Lagos, Nigeria. We just got home from church, about to sit down for a family meal.