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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

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

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

A Beginners Guide to the Stock Market, Part 3

by Guy  Norman I believe that stocks are the best tool for the long term investor. Investing is a completely democratic operation. Irrespective of gender, race of religion – as long as you have access to some

What’s in a Name?

My name is Norahyr; It’s not Ahmed, or Ali, neither it John or James. I am Armenian and so is my name. But, I didn’t grow up in Armenia. I didn’t grow up where my name was

A Beginners Guide to the Stock Market, Part 2

By Guy  Norman I believe that stocks are the best tool for the long term investor. Investing is a completely democratic operation. Irrespective of gender, race of religion – as long as you have access to some

Health rights in Iraq for Women: Considerations and Consequences

Suaad Allami, a leading Iraqi women’s human rights lawyer, US State Department International Women of Courage Award Recipient 2009   and Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards winner 2014 shares key perspectives around barriers in terms of women’s healthcare from

Access to quality health care for women in Iraq

In the first of a series of articles around  the importance of addressing women’s health issues Hawra Abu Gulal, an Iraqi specialist in nutrition and public health, based in the UK, explores access to health for Iraq – set

Beginners Guide: How To Invest Your Money In Stocks – Part 1

By Guy  Norman I believe that stocks are the best tool for the long term investor. So, in a series of articles for Nina I hope to create an effective guide for those of you who are

Financial Stability

Regular contributor and Islamic finance expert Dr Natalie Schoon, examines the importance of financial stability. Previously we looked at the rather dull but necessary subjects of budgeting and saving. Even though we would all much rather think about fun