This article features a reception organized by Dr. Doria Shafiq, President of Bint Al Nil Union in honor of Edith Sampson, America's first African American female lawyer on her recent visit to Egypt where she was updated on the status of Egyptian women in all fields.
The article features the opening of the first women’s literacy school in the Bulaq district. A variety of food and drinks were served to the many guests who gathered in an amicable cooperative atmosphere.
This article talks about the 14th of November 1951. On that day, Egyptian men and women declared their rejection of British colonialism. Members of Bint Al Nil, were in the front lines of the peaceful protests in the name of their country. Women’s determination and strength will make them a key member in the country’s liberation movement against oppression.
This article is about a theatrical performance organized by the Bint Al Nil Union at the Cairo Opera House. Proceeds from the play were to be used to fund school all over Egypt. The play was extremely successful.
This article talks about Dr. Doria Shafiq’s reception of Dr. Sushila Nayar, Minister of Health for the Government of India at her house. Nayar was Gandhi's personal physician and spent her lifetime defending the Indian Cause and fighting for freedom.
This article is the Syrian Government’s invitation Doria Shafik, President of the Bint Al Nil Union to deliver a lecture series on the role of feminist movements in reshaping the Arab East. The article features an interview with Shafik over her activities in Lebanon and Syria.
This article features an interview by Dr. Doria Shafiq with General Mohamed Naguib, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Army at his office. His views about a number of issues are highlighted, including the Law of Enlistment and women, reform, and public demands to purge corrupt elements.
The article reviews the events of October, ‘the month of evacuation’ where Egypt’s dream of freedom has finally come true, a dream that persisted for 72 years. October also witnessed electoral battles in Syria and Jordan, in addition to other events that took place in different parts of the world.
The article presents coverage of a visit by Bint Al Nil journal to the Girls’ Education Institute (Mansoura, Egypt), formerly a girls’ orphanage, now an established institute similar to foreign boarding schools.