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  • Abdo, Ibrahim (Bint Al Nil, 1952-01)
    The article presents a review of the December events, including women’s engagement in the armed struggle against the British Occupation, and the liberation of Egypt’s transportation system from all traces of occupation.
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1952-02)
    The article covers a hunger strike organized by Dr. Doria Shafiq and members of the Bint Al Nil Union at the Press Syndicate headquarters in protest against women’s exclusion from the elections for a Constituent Assembly ...
  • El-Hadidi, Badr-Shah (Bint Al Nil, 1950-10)
    The article features the Princess Fadia Charity House, the first institution to be established by the Egyptian Society for Social Cooperation. The House is dedicated to serving and assisting youths and training them to be ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1950-09)
    The article features Egypt's first female engineers: Raouth Tadros and Amina El-Moghanni; both graduated from Fouad I University. The author maintains that the right place for women is at home, in the factory, field, school, ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1956-04)
    This article talks about the mission of journalism, being a school always open to the public opinion. It brings together all members of society and disseminates knowledge to all people alike. The author maintains that a ...
  • This Year 
    Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1947-12)
    The article celebrates the third anniversary of Bint Al Nil, a journal which, according to its founder Doria Shafik, is non-profit and seeks to demonstrate that women can join men in serving Egypt and the entire Arab world. ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1952-10)
    The article sheds light on a recent community service effort by the Egyptian Ministry of Education. High-school girls were divided into three groups sent to three different villages. There, the girls were asked to examine ...
  • El-Basiouny, Hasan (Bint Al Nil, 1951-04)
    This article tackles one of the aspects in the conflict between women's movements and obsolete traditions that attempt to suffocate women's ability to compete with men in all walks of life. One of the most important examples ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1954-03)
    The author refers to her recent visit to a number of Arab countries where she sensed consensus on the need to regard national and feminist struggles as two sides of the same coin so as to win the Arab cause. She finally ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1950-06)
    The author maintains that adherence to traditions is a crucial element of modern culture. She urges her generation to hold on to religious values and traditions inherited from their ancestors, being the best way to prosperity.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1954-10)
    In this article, the President of the Bint Al Nil Union, Doria Shafiq talks about her trip to the civilized world where she revealed the role of women in building modern Egypt.
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1952-12)
    This article is about women’s role in the fight against commodity price rise. Women are capable of serving themselves, their families and their community in many different ways. This would include a more economical consumption ...
  • Menshawy Pasha, Ahmed (مطبعة الجريدة, 1909)
    This is the waqf registration of Ahmed Menshawy Pasha from Al Gharbiyah, Egypt. This is a copy of the registration issued by Al Gharbiyah Legal Court on Wednesday, January 11, 1905 and it includes a description of lands, ...
  • E., M. (Bint Al Nil, 1951-08)
    The article tackles one of the important problems facing the Egyptian people, which is the problem of the rise in prices. It asserts the important role women should play in combating this problem. A number of housewives ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-04)
    The author argues that men have no reason to fear women’s freedom, maintaining that well-educated women recognize the importance of their remaining in the domestic sphere. In the end, she stresses that eventually women ...
  • Fahmy, Youssef (Bint Al Nil, 1952-12)
    This article highlights celebrations of Egyptian Theater Day. It also touches on Egyptian celebrities who took part in mercy trains which delivered foodstuffs and goods to people all across Egypt. The author urges the state ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1948-12)
    The article features details about the visit of Begum Liaquat Ali Khan to the headquarters of Bint Al Nil, a number of hospitals and organizations during her short stay in Cairo, the first week of November 1948. It also ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-07)
    The article features Indira Gandhi, the only daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India. After her mother’s death, Indira was the manager of Nehru’s house which was a meeting place for India’s intellectuals and ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1953-04)
    Doria Shafik published this article on her return from a trip to Syria. She maintains that liberation movements should not be separated from feminist movements in the Arab World. Women make up one half of society and a ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1950-06)
    This article talks about women’s engagement in art production. Following the French model, many Egyptian films were produced by female producers such as Asia, Marie Queeny and Madiha Yousry.