Category Archives : 1000.Iraq

Susan Ahmed-Böhme (Iraq)

“The rationale of my life is best expressed in what Goethe once said: ‘All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of actual life springs ever green’.” Born in 1953 in Baghdad, Susan Ahmed is a biologist and a member of the Iraqi Women’s League. Due to her covert work on issues of […]



Hero Ahmad (Iraq)

“Someone can only be strong for the future when they remember the suffering of the past … this gives them roots.” Hero Ahmad comes from a high-profile family, as her father was a leading political activist, who was imprisoned in Abu Ghraib during her infancy. Her work has mainly focused on the Suleimaniya district of […]