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This interview with Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī deals with the latest fuss when she and her daughter, Muna Hilmī, appeared on a television program to call for giving children to the names of their mothers, not just their fathers.
Well-known Egyptian feminist writer, Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī and her daughter, Muna Hilmi, otherwise known as Muna Nawal Hilmī, have sparked heated controversy over their recent statements, in which they argued that a child should take his/her mother’s name, thus contradicting Islamic shari‘a...
Hamada Husayn reviews Dr. Nawāl al- Sa‘dāwī statements in an interview with al-‘Arabīya Channel, in which she talked about the idea of giving a child the surname of his/her mother.
The author argues that political and cultural imbalances are behind the problems Egypt is facing, criticizing the language of dialogue between deputies in parliament and the failure to agree, from a national perspective, on a decision to end the state of emergency, in effect since 1981.
Al-Midan placed on October 16 – see AWR, week 42, art. 28 – a story claiming US emigrant Copts recommended Nawal al-Sa´adawi to be vice-president of Egypt. We did not find such a claim on the website of the US Copts Association, nor in the Copts Daily Digest. Dr. Sa´adawi believes this is...
The article is an overview and a comment on an interview with Dr. Nawal Al-Sa´adawi published on the Elaf website. Al-Sa´adawi answered questions on the concept of a religious state, marriage, pilgrimage, hijab and male-female relations. The author notes that the ideas Al-Sa´adawi...
Egyptian writer and social activist Nawal Al-Saadawi won the Catalonia International Award for advocating social rights and gender rights in the Arab world.
In al-Musawwar magazine’sinterview with the grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Sayyid Muhammad Ṭanṭāwī, Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī expressed his opinion and attitude on all the issues on the Arab and Islamic scenes.
Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī, an Egyptian physician, writer, feminist, sociologist and activist, has always had controversial perspectives on women’s issues.
Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī is a remarkable figure in Egyptian literature, but she seems to spend more time causing controversy than actually writing, incessantly looking for fame.


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