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Women’s Health Dossier – Preconception Health Part 2

My name is Badenan Ibrahim Fathulla and I am delighted to be writing my second article for Nina. I am currently working as a specialist obstetrician and gynecologist at the Royal Free Teaching Hospital in London. You

Women in Islam – A Fair Share of any Inheritance

Regular contributor and Islamic finance expert Dr Natalie Schoon, examines inheritance rights for women in Islam. At a time when women generally had little to no rights, the Quran introduced equality between genders. Women were not owned by their

Dear Nina, can you support a production about the problem for women after displacement in a theatrical performance?

Dear Nina,  We are a theatre group of displaced Christians from Nineveh, Mosul. Can you sponsor and support a production about the problem for women after displacement in a theatrical performance? Our goal is to put the

Nina to participate at the Next Billion Conference

Nina magazine is delighted to be participating in an international, precedent-setting conference, “The Next Billion: Women and the Economy of the Future.” Held in Vancouver on 7th May, the aim is to find actionable initiatives able to

Passion for Fashion

 By Lamees Zwayne When I was asked to write for Nina a fashion article, I was initially hesitant because of all the current conflicts in Iraq. There were two things I could do; decline or communicate my

The Pollution Solution – Mapping Iraq’s Environmental Needs

Iraq is polluted. In fact the significant levels of pollution in Iraq are such an open secret that people simply accept that this is the way it is, along with the cancers and health problems it causes. 

Land of Kedashen

Nina writer Norahyr, reflects on his first visit to Armenia. Of Armenian heritage and growing up in Baghdad, he now lives in the US. His writing will speak to anyone who has been dispossessed, and is also a poignant

Women’s Health Dossier – Preconception Health Part 1

Preconception Health Part 1 My name is Badenan Ibrahim Fathulla and I am delighted to be writing my second article for Nina. I am currently working as a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Royal Free Teaching

The Future is Coming – Oil and Gas in Iraq

by Samar Rassam  As always, when returning to my column in Nina Magazine, I reflect on the past few months. It has been a very busy time. I am excited to see developments and opportunities arising which

All you need is….

….or how unrealistic expectations can lead to confrontational relationships by Karima H’mimsa I saw this classic movie when I was young called Afwah wa Araneb from 1977, starring Faten Hamama who was simply brilliant. The film was a