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  • 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, ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1946)
    The article discusses the role of women in fighting social diseases such as poverty and ignorance by investing their free time in a variety of activities such as making cheap clothes and feeding people in need.
  • Ibrahim Hassan, Ali (Bint Al Nil, 1946)
    The article highlights the role of women in Islam using examples from Islamic history to illustrate this role. Women for instance went to battle jointly with men to fight and attend to the wounded; Rokaika Bint Sayfee ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1946)
    The article features two women; the first is a young British girl called Ursula Graham who led a tribe called Naga against a Japanese invasion in the Jungles of Burma; she protected the tribe, treated the wounded and fed ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1946)
    An announcement of a soiree in El-Arizona under the patronage of King Farouk the First in favor of charitable organizations in Cairo in 1946.
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1948-04)
    The article highlights the philanthropic role of Princess Faiza in supporting the New Woman Society, financially and with personal effort. She organized a ceremony under the auspices of King Farouk the First; funds raised ...
  • 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. ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1948-07)
    The article is about Egyptian women who, led and accompanied by HRH Princess Fawzia, volunteered to aid the Egyptian army during the Arab-Israeli 1948 war. Those women were not motivated by any financial gains but were ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1948-09)
    Women’s rights are given substantial weight in this article. It discusses the quest for women’s rights and the global recognition they receive being a vital theme of UN deliberations . Particular reference is made to the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1948-11)
    The author, Doria Shafik, argues that women’s rights seem to have turned into a mirage given parliamentary indifference despite Egypt’s great leaps of progress. Shafik poses the question: If Egyptian men were asked in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1948-12)
    The article discusses the beginning of an Egyptian parliamentary session without an acknowledgement of the role of women in any of the speeches delivered. This, according to the author, denies half of the Egyptian people ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-01)
    The article defines supporters and opponents of women’s cause. The author maintains that it is absolutely anti-revolution when politicians and MPs—all belonging to the 23 July Revolution—deny women their rights. The ...
  • Anton, Fayka (Bint Al Nil, 1949-01)
    The article urges women to seek employment, arguing that women’s employment does not have any negative effects on their femininity nor freedom. The author maintains that women can work in many different domains. They even ...
  • Zubaida 
    Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1949-01)
    This article is dedicated to Zubaida, wife of Abbasid caliph, Haroon al-Rashid. She showed great interest in literature and science. The queen also had a passion for serving humanity which is highlighted in the article. ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-02)
    The article talks about the Bint Al Nil (Daughter of the Nile) Party. The author explains that the party's mission is to advocate women's rights and to respond to their social discontents which were left intact by Egyptian ...
  • Khentkaus 
    Ibrahim Hassan, Ali (Bint Al Nil, 1949-02)
    The article introduces Khentkaus, probably the daughter of Pharaoh Menkaure of the 4th Dynasty. The author sheds light on her life, kingly titles, great feats of engineering, and cultural contributions.