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  • Om Salmah 
    Ibrahim Hassan, Ali (Bint Al Nil, 1950-06)
    This article relates the story of Um-Salma. A woman of noble descent, Um-Salma was the widow Abu-Salma to whom she had borne several children. Abu Salma died as he was mortally wounded in the battle of Uhud. The Prophet ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1954-01)
    This article is about the General Assembly Meeting of the Bint Al Nil Union which brought together representatives of the Union from all over Egypt in an exquisite parliamentary ethos that matched the world’s finest parliaments.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-02)
    In this article, Doria Shafik presents the most important objective of Egyptian women, which is the demand of political freedom and representation as those enjoyed by women in civilized countries. In order to achieve these ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1956-09)
    In this article, Doria Shafik maintains that she was brought up with the notion that Egypt is the homeland. This notion changed when all the Arab states declared their full support for Egypt against potential attacks, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Abd El-Talb, Ibrahim (Bint Al Nil, 1951-05)
    This article talks about the modern Egyptian society, a society that has become very sophisticated. This change in society happened after the revolution led by Saad Zaghloul, when Egyptian women participated in all fields ...
  • 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, 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, 1950-12)
    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 ...
  • 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.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1952-02)
    The author, Doria Shafiq, explores reactions to her hunger strike, considered by international media as a historical event. She affirms that the strike was on behalf of the Egyptian people, men and women, yearning for a ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1953-12)
    The article presents a review of the political events of November 1953. This includes a statement by Gamal Abdel-Nasser that the US will never help Egypt obtain its demands from the British Occupation without conditions.
  • 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 ...