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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...
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.
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.
The article deals with religious reform in the Arab world as a first step on the road to progress amidst formidable problems concerning national income, unemployment, poverty, illiteracy and lack of basic education for children.
The US Department of State announced that it has started an experimental program financed by USAID to educate Pakistani girls. The program aims to promote critical thinking and to counter girls’ shyness.
The Administrative Court annulled the decision of the Azhar University to differentiate between male and female students concerning the admission to top faculties. The court also annulled the decision to accept male students in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Pharmacy with lesser grades...
Eighty female Azhar students filed 80 lawsuits against the rector of the Azhar University, claiming that he discriminated them. Although both male and female students studying at the secondary schools of the Azhar were examined about the same questions and the same subjects, the percentage rate...
The Education Minister declared in the Shura Council that extremists controlled 90% of educational institutions in Egypt. He prevented 3,000 teachers from teaching, believing that they taught students extremist ideas. He said that security forces found long-term plans prepared by extremist...
Some professors think that if male students sit next to their female colleagues something immoral might happen. They consider this to be an evil vicious act. In the Faculty of Commerce a professor refuses to let in male students who apply cream to their hair and female students who wear make-up,...
TV makes some sheikhs seem holy. Omar Abdel Kafi found himself glorified and then infallible and therefore holy. Whatever he said was believed. Abdel Sabour Shahin deceived lots of people by telling them that depositing their money in Al Rayan (An Islamic bank which couldn’t pay back the depositors...
Aqidaty had an interview with Dr. Gaber Asfour, the General Secretary of the Supreme Council for Culture. In this interview, he was asked about the criticized conference about women. In addition to this he received questions about creativity, Islamic literature and about the Qur`an being a...
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