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  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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, 1954-09)
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1949-12)
    The article shows how schools in Spain bring up girls to be primarily good mothers, but if war breaks out between their country and another, they turn into soldiers fighting like men. The article describes a girls' school ...
  • Labib, Zainab (Bint Al Nil, 1950-12)
    This article features Malak Hifni Nassif (pseudonym, Bahithat al-Badiya, or Seeker in the Desert) and her role in the women’s enlightenment process. She was a woman of firsts: the first woman to get a degree from government ...