Browsing Bint al-Nil Journal by Title

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  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1956-02)
    The article traces the history of Egyptian women from ancient Egyptian times where they were considered the source of life, to Pre-Islamic times where their status waned, to the Post-Islamic period where they regained their ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1956-01)
    This article marks the eighth anniversary of the death of Egyptian feminist leader Hoda Shaarawi, the first Egyptian advocate of women’s rights. She strived to raise awareness among Egyptian women, calling on them to claim ...
  • 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, 1951-09)
    This article talks about the Egyptian lawyer Mofeeda Abd Al Rahman, who is a living example of a woman’s ability to create a balance between her career and her role as a housewife. Mofeeda Abd Al Rahman is a dedicated ...
  • Arwash, Mona (Bint Al Nil, 1951-02)
    This article talks about a visit of an Indian delegation of journalists to Egypt. The delegation met with members from Bint Al Nil, and they discussed the important political and social roles that women play in society. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1955-04)
    This article talks about an upcoming international seminar on education, traditions, family, women and other public issues. Held under the auspices of The New York Herald Tribune, the seminar brings together students from ...
  • 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; ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-09)
    In this article, Doria Shafik talks about the difficult challenge that journalism was able to surpass. She discusses the important role freedom plays in the development of communities. Journalism allows for the expression ...
  • 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.
  • 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, 1949-06)
    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, 1950-08)
    The author calls on Egyptian women to be prepared for emergency, given the boiling events the world is witnessing. She maintains that Egyptian women can serve their country in various ways, such as nursing the wounded. ...
  • Abd Al-Kader, Mohammad Zaki (Bint Al Nil, 1951-11)
    This article talks about the problem that educated women face in Egypt. Because of their education and cultural awareness, Egyptian women would only choose to be with cultured and educated men. Most men, however, in spite ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1955-03)
    In a reproachful tone, Doria Shafik thanks all the newspapers and magazines which attacked, and sometimes insulted her, considering such attacks free publicity for Bint Al Nil magazine.
  • 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 ...
  • Tolb, Abdel Rahman (Bint Al Nil, 1951-06)
    This article talks about Ms. Nabawiyya Mousa, who presented a great example of woman’s dedication and ability to serve her society and country. Ms. Mabawiyya opened several girls’ schools in Cairo and Alexandria, which ...