This article describes the relationship between art and women’s rights for art was the first to pave the way for women’s participation alongside men. The author points out that women enjoyed such a special status that they eventually became an indispensable element of all art genres.
The article traces the stances taken of Egyptian women throughout history. Women fought side by side with men during the 1919 Revolution for freedom of their country. In 1924, Hoda Shaarawi led the Egyptian feminist movement which claimed women’s educational and civil rights.
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, hence the homeland became the whole Arab World.
The article traces the history of Egyptian women from ancient Egyptian times where they were considered the source of life, to Pre-Islamic times where their status waned, to the Post-Islamic period where they regained their status, to the 1919 Revolution and Hoda Shaarawy.
This article is about women’s role in the fight against commodity price rise. Women are capable of serving themselves, their families and their community in many different ways. This would include a more economical consumption behavior as to winter clothing and domestic expenditures.
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 will win the battle against fear.
This article is about a woman named Shafiqa Mohamed. She was one of the women who fought valiantly alongside men in their battle against the British Occupation. She was a brave woman who died a martyr for her country on 10 April 1919.
This article talks about the mission of journalism, being a school always open to the public opinion. It brings together all members of society and disseminates knowledge to all people alike. The author maintains that a nation’s development is measured by its journalism standard.
The article highlights the role of women in Islam using examples from Islamic history to illustrate this role. Women for instance went to battle jointly with men to fight and attend to the wounded; Rokaika Bint Sayfee unveiled a conspiracy to kill the Prophet peace be upon him before his hijra to Medina and Aisha Bint Abu Bakr led a war against Ali Ibn Abi Talib.
This article features the life of Sabihah, wife of the scholarly Caliph al-Hakam al-Mustansir billah, Umayyad ruler of Andalusia. The Caliph’s patronage of learning gave his wife the opportunity to become involved in the government. Sabihah showed great abilities in managing the state that her husband gave her vast authorities, hence making her the actual ruler.
The article focuses on the Charitable Organization of Princess Ferial established in 1941, and King Farouk’s fostering care. The author describes in elaboration the services rendered at the Organization, commending its women for having set a record in community service and emergency relief.
This article talks about the problem that educated women face in Egypt. Because of their education and cultural awareness, Egyptian women would only choose to be with cultured and educated men. Most men, however, in spite of their education, prefer to be with uneducated women who would obey them.