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The 1st Women’s Empowerment Forum was opened in Egypt’s Public Library in presence of al-Isma’līa Governor Hamdī ‘Othmān along with a large group of MPs, secretaries of ministries and executive leaders in al-Isma’līa governorate.   
The New York Times reviewed the life story of Doria Shafik [Durriyā Shafīq] who led Egypt’s women’s liberation movement in the mid-1940s; she is the founder of a feminist organization, and earned a doctorate in philosophy from the Sorbonne University. Shafīq was also the editor-in-chief of two...
[AWR: Comfort Dickson interviewed a Tunisian female humanitarian and wrote here about how she experienced this interview]
The Egyptian pioneer, the author Tāha Hūssain warned as long ago as the 1930s that the future of Egypt depended on reforming its education system. He struggled for education as a right for poor and rich Egyptians alike and all classes of people, and which has been corrupted by successive...
`Essām Khalīl, head of the Free Egyptians Party, said that the first provision of legislation and laws governing the role of women were made in the Ancient Egyptian era, the most important of which was marriage legislation, or the sacred bond, in terms of rights and duties based on mutual respect...
Amāl Fū'ād Mohammad, head of the Central Department of Population and Social Studies of the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), on Thursday reviewed the latest statistics, which show the most prominent issues facing girls and women in Egypt between 2008-2015.
This article defends Nawwāl al-Sa‘dāwī from the criticism received over her autobiography, stating that her detractors have not read her work and distort her message.
The article talks about the current contest between Islamists and secularists of Turkey over a recent constitutional amendment that has aimed at the removal of the ban on wearing the hijāb in universities.
The Turkish Parliament approved a draft law that allows women to wear the hijāb at Turkish universities. While advocates of the law consider it a step forward, opponents believe that it is a threat to the secular nature of the Turkish republic.
Thuraya al-Shahrī discusses the current educational system in Saudi Arabia. She criticizes "male only" universities and stresses the importance of female education for future generations.


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