Your Iraq

What I learned as an Iraqi woman on Int’l Women’s Day in Vienna

by Lemya “Frauen sind schön (women are beautiful!)!” A raucous voice drew my attention in the middle of St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephansdom) Square in Vienna. I turned and, to my surprise, saw women from different organizations marching

Meet Ali Riaz…

My name is Ali Riaz Tayeh Shamari. I am a talented young Iraqi, nominated for best and youngest Arab actor in the world by the Arabs Group, the most important company sponsor Arab talent in the world

Iraq, March 3rd, 2015: Council of Ministers urges a quota of leadership positions for women

Iraqi Council of Ministries had held its ninth regular session for the year 2015 in Baghdad (Tuesday, March 3, 2015) under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al Abadi. The following decision was issued by the Council:

Dear Nina – I have an idea for a children’s book, how do I go about publishing?

I am  based in Baghdad and have recently turned 40. Following this landmark birthday I want to turn my dream of  writing children stories into a reality.  I wonder if you could help me understand the whole process

From Layla to Nina, the legacy of Iraq’s first magazine for women reborn today

Reem Farah, 21 years old, is a recent graduate of International Relations and Peace, Conflict and Justice Studies from the University of Toronto, and hopes to contribute to civil society. She is residing in Jordan.  This is

Nina goes Off the Grid and Into Action

  Jane North, Board Member for the Permaculture Research, entrepreneur and expert, explores why plugging into green tech is the way forward for Iraq.   ‘Green Technology’ refers to environmentally based systems that replace the burning of

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

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

Hana Sadeq: Every Iraqi Women should have a Statue

By Sana Bekki I met with Hana Sadeq, the Ambassador of the Arab fashion in Amman. Honoured by one of the world’s fashion capitals, Rome, as the “Ambassador of Arabic fashion”, Hana is the first designer to

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