“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Paulina Hassoun

Paulina Hassoun was a writer and journalist from Jordan. In 1922, she moved with her family to Baghdad, Iraq, where she published Laila magazine — Iraq’s first magazine for women. Hassoun was considered to be Iraq’s first female journalist. She later went on to serve as the headmaster of a girls schools in Baghdad before moving back to Jordan, where she passed away in 1969.

2015-06-30T21:29:16+00:00 June 25th, 2015|