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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, ...
  • E., M. (Bint Al Nil, 1951-08)
    The article tackles one of the important problems facing the Egyptian people, which is the problem of the rise in prices. It asserts the important role women should play in combating this problem. A number of housewives ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fahmy, Youssef (Bint Al Nil, 1952-12)
    This article highlights celebrations of Egyptian Theater Day. It also touches on Egyptian celebrities who took part in mercy trains which delivered foodstuffs and goods to people all across Egypt. The author urges the state ...
  • Unknown author (2010-05-05)
  • 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 ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-07)
    The article features Indira Gandhi, the only daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India. After her mother’s death, Indira was the manager of Nehru’s house which was a meeting place for India’s intellectuals and ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1953-04)
    Doria Shafik published this article on her return from a trip to Syria. She maintains that liberation movements should not be separated from feminist movements in the Arab World. Women make up one half of society and a ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1950-06)
    This article talks about women’s engagement in art production. Following the French model, many Egyptian films were produced by female producers such as Asia, Marie Queeny and Madiha Yousry.
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1956-09)
    The author argues that women should come to realize that gender equality means not only equal rights, but also equal duties and responsibility. The first of such duties would be to defend their homeland against menaces and ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-01)
    This article offers a brief analysis of the roles, status and experiences of women journalists in Egypt, highlighting their achievements and contributions to the nation's public life and culture.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1953-11)
    The author maintains that Egyptian women will not stand idle while men give their lives in sacrifice for the freedom of their country. It is the duty of women to engage in military training and to fight shoulder to shoulder ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1951-01)
    This article talks about the services that a number of associations, especially the Association of the New Woman which is headed by Princess Fayza, provide in order to improve the conditions of homeless children. The ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-09)
    The article features women-related news covering the past month about Queen Elithabeth, Empress Thoraya, French novelist Gabrielle Colette and other female celebrities of the time.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1950-09)
    This article is about women's engagement in public politics, reiterating that this does not mean that they would abandon their domestic role as mother and wife. The author reassures skeptics that the engagement of ...
  • Al-Qillini, Rawhiya (Bint Al Nil, 1952-11)
    The author maintains that the era of freedom has brought along great responsibilities for women. Mothers are responsible for raising a generation of good-doers . Wives are expected to urge their husbands to remain honest ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1955-06)
    This article talks about the status of women in the global arena where they reached the highest echelons of leadership in the developing countries. The top decision-making positions were no longer reserved for men. The ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1954-09)
    In this article the author maintains that women can play a crucial role in the modern world. Everything we read in the press proves that allowing women to engage in global activities would guarantee great results.
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-10)
    The article reviews women-related news covering the month of September 1954. Featured titles include Ambassadresses of Egypt, The New Star and The First Muslim Ambassadress.