Even an admiring profile of Baghdad’s 1st woman mayor struggles

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2015


There’s been a lot of talk of dynamic city mayors going on to govern countries (even rule the world in the title of Benjamin Barber’s book ‘If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities’) but Baghdad’s first woman mayor Thikra Alwash may not be one of them. Not only is Ms Alwash unelected (she … Continue reading “Even an admiring profile of Baghdad’s 1st woman mayor struggles”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK