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Triumph despite adversity – Nina 2 from Karbala to the world

How Nina’s story became part of my story, by Hawraa Abdullah Abbas   It’s not been easy, but when I saw the picture of people receiving Nina issue 2 in Iraq and in other parts of the

Sexual Harassment: Fact not Fiction

  By Karima H’mimsa As a female employee working in an international environment, I am intrigued that even in 2014 issues around leadership, flexibility in working hours and sexual harassment are able to impact women in the

Mawada – a promise of hope from a new generation of women in Iraq

By Lemya “Mawada”, a group of young Iraqi ladies, most of them college students with some from high school, have developed a new concept of voluntary and charity work. Refusing to just helplessly watch the unfolding crisis

Nina’s Poem – Celebrating Nina 2, out December 5th

Nina’s poem was written by Editor in Chief Madeleine White  in order to celebrate a united vision of  Nina’s relevance and future.   Nina Nina is timeless and placeless But holds also the heart of Iraq, A place for

Nina Magazine: A Milestone to Women’s and Community Empowerment across the World

By Irene Montes It was a cold crisp November morning when I arrived at the Berns Hotel, located in the city of Stockholm, Sweden, commonly known as the Venice of the North.  This is where the 8th

My Path to Career Growth

by Elaine Bagshawe I am 28 years old and work in London, England and wanted to share my path to career growth with Nina readers along with some top tips I discovered along the way. I started working at the

Iraq’s First Female Goodwill Ambassador: Making my Voice reach the Farthest Corners of the Earth

  Me’aad Hussein Sahar addresses women through “Nina” in this interview with Sana Bekki, telling us to: Always be proud to be an Iraqi woman. Me’aad is the first Iraqi woman to be recognized as a “Goodwill Ambassador”

Nina – how did we get our name?

by Hayder Al-Fayhan Nina is one of the names of Goddess “Inana”, representing fertility, beauty and love to the ancient people of Mesopotamia. The Goddess appeared for the first time in the lands of “Sumer” 5,000 years ago. She was

Nina enjoys a warm welcome at the Iraqi Cultural Centre In London

Madeleine White and Sana Bekki were delighted to participate in two events held  by the Iraqi Cultural Centre on Saturday 18th October. Thanks to the kind invitation of Dr Aziz, President of the Iraqi Medical Society International,

Amal and Nina … a Future of Hope?

When Nina was launched, readers were promised that they would find the voices of Iraqi women everywhere in our pages. Whether they were from inside or outside Iraq, Nina would ensure that these voices would be heard.