Browsing Rare Books and Special Collections by Author "Shafik, Doria"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-07)
    This article talks about a number of laws which have been neglected by the Egyptian parliament. These laws are related to central aspects in the life of Egyptian women. Problems like marriage, divorce and polygamy were ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-03)
    Reflecting on the role played by Bint Al Nil in advocating for women’s rights, Doria Shafik states the need to use a different strategy in their advocacy. Since both the Egyptian Constitution and religion are not against ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1952-01)
    The author, Doria Shafik, urges the Egyptian people to continue their struggle against the British Occupation and calls for solidarity among all Egyptians to free Egypt from the shackles of British Occupation.
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1957-01)
    This article points out that Egypt is now stepping into the New Year with freedom thanks to its valiant city of Port Said which played a historic role in resisting the tripartite aggression (1956) that failed to achieve ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...