Your Health

Smoking – the new form of self-expression for teenage girls in Iraq?

Nidal Asha is a journalist and lawyer. Based in Iraq she supports several NGOs with her expertise. She explores the increasing fascination with smoking for girls in Iraq. Smoking of all sorts has recently spread among young

Nasma’s Story

I knew Nasma* throughout my childhood and adolescence. She was a well-mannered girl and most of the time used to keep silent, even in situations in which she was required to engage in some talk. We all

It’s All About Me!

Guest Editor, Mehrnaz Allawi I am Naz Allawi, wife and mother of two grown-up daughters. I live in London. “Empowerment for me has always been about having the confidence to be myself. I don’t apologise for who