Women’s Economic Empowerment and Enterprise

Journalist Mustafa Saadoun focuses on Absence of legislation: key obstacle to women’s economic empowerment, with calls for activating small enterprise loans, in this, his first Dossier for Nina. Um Yaser, a 48-year old seamstress, stands at Baghdad

Asmahan’s Wish

Asmahan Nasir is a 30-year-old widow. She lives in Baghdad. Her husband was killed in 2009, so she spends her days searching for a business to set up to pay the monthly rental of $200 for just