Browsing Bint al-Nil Journal by Date Issued

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  • Abdo, Ibrahim (Bint Al Nil, 1949-03)
    The author welcomes the new women's party initiated by Dr. Doria Shafik, placing remarkable stress on the necessity of men's support. He maintains that the most critical responsibility of the newborn party is minor rights ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1949-03)
    The article is about the New Woman Society, its establishment, contributions and activities. The Society launched a school for underprivileged girls. the article sheds light on the unmatched demand on carpets woven by the ...
  • Shafik, Doria (1949-03)
    The article sheds light on the accomplishments of the New Woman Society since its establishment in 1919. These include a school for girls and a sewing school to qualify top students to become fashion designers that match ...
  • Al-Khansa 
    Ibrahim Hassan, Ali (Bint Al Nil, 1949-03)
    The article sheds light on al-Khansa who established an abiding reputation for being a strong-willed woman. She was so proud of her tribe that she rejected the marriage proposal of a very famous knight in favor of her ...
  • Kamel, Mahmoud (Bint Al Nil, 1949-04)
    The article is about the UN Committee for Women’s Rights. These include political rights such as equal-gender participation in national and international bodies ; cultural rights such as equal education opportunities; ...
  • 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 ...
  • Al-Hadidi, Badrshah (Bint Al Nil, 1949-04)
    The article focuses on the Charitable Organization of Princess Ferial established in 1941, and King Farouk’s fostering care. The author describes in elaboration the services rendered at the Organization, commending its ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-05)
    The author maintains that, contrary to what politicians seem to claim, the Bint al Nil Organization does not count taking up politics as a business among its goals. She further explains that their main goal is equal ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1949-05)
    The article explores the history of the Cairo Ladies Club; its establishment, terms of membership, activities (such as sewing) and support given to some charity houses. The Club issues a monthly newsletter to highlight its ...
  • Sabihah 
    Ibrahim Hassan, Ali (Bint Al Nil, 1949-05)
    This article features the life of Sabihah, wife of the scholarly Caliph al-Hakam al-Mustansir billah, Umayyad ruler of Andalusia. The Caliph’s patronage of learning gave his wife the opportunity to become involved in the ...
  • Badr, Abdel-Meguid (Bint Al Nil, 1949-05)
    In this article, Abdel-Meguid Badr Pasha expresses his views on women’s political rights. Badr Pasha is in favor of settling for suffrage for the time being, maintaining that women’s representation in parliament should be ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-06)
    The article features details about the visit of Begum Liaquat Ali Khan to the headquarters of Bint Al Nil, where she was received by Dr. Doria Shafiq. The article also covers a press conference held by the journal on that ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-06)
    The article calls upon anti-feminists to heed the steep rise in divorce rates. According to newspapers, two thirds of marriages end up with divorce after only one year. The author maintains that Bint al-Nil magazine was ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-07)
    The author counts among her duties the promotion of Egyptian women on her travels abroad. She points out that many of the government officials who represent Egypt abroad do not speak foreign languages, thus denying the ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1949-07)
    The article features the different activities of the Ladies Group, a modest independent philanthropy institute located in the busy suburb of Sayyida Zainab, Cairo. The Group aims at the promotion of women ethically, ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-08)
    The article affirms that the Bint al Nil Association has no intention whatsoever to violate religious and traditional norms. On the contrary, it is bound to the lofty teachings of religion. The author further explains ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-09)
    The article denounces a decision by the Minister of Education banning women’s participation in sport competitions. The author challenges the decision maintaining that women will fight for their stance no matter how long ...
  • Al-Zabbaa 
    Ibrahim Hasan, Ali (Bint Al Nil, 1949-10)
    The article traces the life of al-Zabba’, highlighting her great courage in wars and her social wit. She ruled Iraq and managed to bring victory to her people. The article relates the tragic end of al-Zabba’.
  • Housewife 
    Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1949-10)
    The article comes in response to claims that Bint al Nil magazine encourages women to enter the labor market and engage in political life at the expense of their domestic responsibilities. The author maintains that the ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1949-11)
    The theme of this article is Indonesian women who are renowned for offering great support to their husbands. An example is a lady called Naya' Din who, after her husband's death, led the army until the last day of her life. ...