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  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1952-02)
    This article is about US efforts in March to forge military agreements with several countries in the Middle East and Balkan regions. The Soviet Union and India expressed deep concern over those alliances which constitute ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-02)
    The article presents in a nutshell the key events and decisions of January 1954, including the League of Arab States Cairo meeting in which all Arab governments voiced their support of Egypt’s struggle against the British ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-09)
    This article covers the agreements signed and conferences held during the month of August, such as the Evacuation Agreement and Iranian Oil Agreement.
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-11)
    The article reviews the events of October, ‘the month of evacuation’ where Egypt’s dream of freedom has finally come true, a dream that persisted for 72 years. October also witnessed electoral battles in Syria and Jordan, ...
  • A Prayer 
    Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-06)
    In this article, Doria Shafik addresses the Egyptian Prime Minister asking him to fulfill the promise he made to the Egyptian people. The Prime Minister promised that if he won the parliamentary elections, he would give ...
  • Zaghloul Fuad, Saad (Bint Al Nil, 1947-04)
    The article features an interview by Bint Al Nil with the president of the International Women’s Federation, Dr. Reed, during her visit to Egypt to meet with the heads of feminist organizations. In the interview, she touches ...
  • Bayoumi, Awatef (Bint Al Nil, 1950-03)
    The article features the late Princess Chevikar, first wife of King Fuad I of Egypt. It acknowledges her philanthropic efforts which include the establishment of numerous schools, hospitals in addition to charity houses.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-01)
    Doria Shafik talks in this article about two problems that face the Egyptian family. The first of these problems is the low standard of living which is closely tied to denying girls from education and preventing them from ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1948-10)
    The article is about promoting Egypt abroad. The world must see us through adequate promotional material that would help change the negative stereotype image of Egypt. Given the role journalism can play, the author launched ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1948-07)
    The article is about the Egyptian woman renaissance that started in Egypt around 100 years ago and its evolution to incorporate leadership by both women, and men such as Ali Maher Pasha, Hussein Heikal Pasha and others. ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-02)
    In this article, Doria Shafik provides answers to questions she failed to answer due to time constraints, following her lecture at the Faculty of Science, Alexandria University on Women’s cause.
  • Shawn Teresa Flanigan (2015-02-16)
    Research on volunteering has established a link between religiosity and involvement in volunteer work(i). Studies have shown that religious communities find faith, mission and community service to be inextricably linked. ...
  • American University in Cairo. John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement (2015-02-11)
    Focusing on the time both before and after the Egyptian revolution, this paper explores the formation of a specific imaginary of Egypt among middle class youth engaged in charitable activities in the youth organization, ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1950-07)
    This article is about the issuance of anti-women fatwas excluding female graduates of law schools as public officers. The author asserts that Islam completely rejects such false interpretations of the Holy Quran, maintaining ...
  • Review 
    Al-Yamama, Zarqaa (Bint Al Nil, 1954-08)
    The article features a review of a message sent by feminist writer, Mai Ziada to Malak Hifni Nassef (better known by her pen name of Bahithat al-Badiya) in 1913 rejecting masculine reservations about women’s emancipation.
  • Review 
    Al-Yamama, Zarqaa (Bint Al Nil, 1954-09)
    The article features an article written in 1925 about Egyptian women marking an unprecedented event; a girl, Fathia Mohamed, was employed at the Telephone Company to be the only Egyptian among 3500 foreign employees.
  • An-Na'im, Abdullahi Ahmed (John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, the American University in Cairo, 2006-08)
    This study was prepared as the concept paper for a major project on philanthropy in Islamic societies organized by the State Islamic University (UIN) of Jakarta, Indonesia, and funded by the Ford Foundation.The task set ...
  • Schäublin, Emanuel (2009)
    This working paper is the result of a short research project of the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP). The objective of this paper is to provide a detailed account of the zakat committees in the ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1954-02)
    In this article, Doria Shafiq sheds light on the positive role of women in leading the Arab cause toward its goal of freedom and development. The author affirms that Arab women should be aware of the fact that they will ...
  • El-Maraghi, Shokri (Bint Al Nil, 1950-12)
    The author of this article refers to women as a pillar of community rehabilitation, although they do not have all their rights. On the economic level, rural women play an indispensable role in farming. They have also ...