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Feminists Inshallah!

By Karima H’mimsa Back from my holidays with my family, I was chatting with my friend Gulhan about my time at Riad Kheirredine in Marrakech where I had an amazing stay.  Showing her the pictures on the

And then there was light…

By Nada Ahmed It has been over three months since I wrote my first article for Nina. I was then still waiting for an opportunity, a light at the end of the unemployment tunnel so to speak.

Melad Hamed  – the Business of Fashion

Melad Hamed, is well-known in Iraq and across the Arab world as the cutting edge fashion designer with a heart of gold! In an interview with our reporter Lemya, Melad shared his rise to fame with Nina’s

Looking good, Feeling great – with Maya Nassar

By Nynke Burggraaff Nina-Iraq recently sat down with Lebanese fitness star and business woman Maya Nassar to talk about what motivates her, how she stays in shape and what her advice is for Nina’s readers to get

Melad Hamed  – the cutting edge fashion designer, with a heart of gold

By: Lemya Ayub Melad Hamed, is well-known in Iraq and across the Arab world as the cutting edge fashion designer with a heart of gold! So when his team approached Nina with the offer on an interview

Defining  Friendships in a Networked World

By Karima H’mimsa   How we relate to each other has undergone a marked change over the last two decades. In the pursuit of individualisation, we’ve moved away from traditions that have underpinned the way we had

How to Create a Standout CV – My ‘Top Tips’

by Jenny Durgan When I thought about what I could write an article about for Nina I knew I wanted to provide some help and impart knowledge I have learned from my work experience so far. I

Job Hunting is SO hard!

by Nada Ahmed Losing a job can be very frustrating as it usually takes people by surprise. I am in my early forties, a project manager by trade and despite my education and training and like many others

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