This article covers a visit to the Red Crescent ladies for a closer look at the efforts made by those ladies led by Princess Faiqa. Reference is also made to the role played by the President of the Egyptian Red Crescent and her two deputies.
The article talks about the Bint Al Nil (Daughter of the Nile) Party. The author explains that the party's mission is to advocate women's rights and to respond to their social discontents which were left intact by Egyptian decision makers. These discontents include inadequate laws regulating marriage, divorce and the custody of children, inheritance, education and political rights.
The article presents a review of the political events of November 1953. This includes a statement by Gamal Abdel-Nasser that the US will never help Egypt obtain its demands from the British Occupation without conditions.
The article features a report on a visit made by Dr. Doria Shafik, Chief Editor of Bint Al Nil journal to Lebanon to give a lecture on women and the Arab cause. During the visit, Shafiq met with a number of eminent figures including Kamil Shamoun, President of the Lebanese Republic.
This article is about a visit made by a delegation from the Bint Al Nil Union led by Dr. Doria Shafik to those injured during the British attack on Suez. Clothes, sweets, cigarettes and fruits were distributed over the injured.
This article demonstrates that Bint Al Nil caters for men and women alike. An underpayment complaint by a (male) worker at a glass manufacture factory drove Doria Shafik to pay a visit to the factory to investigate the complaint.
The article features a celebration organized by the Bint Al Nil Union and attended by high-profile statesmen. During the event, the Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Education commended on the Union’s efforts. Dr. Doria Shafiq followed by a great speech that received thunderous applause.
This article presents an example of Egyptian women who refuse injustice and colonialism. The article tells the story of a young woman who is a member of Bint Al Nil, and who carried arms on her shoulder and ran to defend her homeland without fear or cowardice. She fought side by side with men and healed the wounds of injured people. What is interesting is that more young female Egyptians were eager to be part of the struggle against colonialism.
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 article features details about the visit of Begum Liaquat Ali Khan to the headquarters of Bint Al Nil, where she was received by Dr. Doria Shafiq. The article also covers a press conference held by the journal on that occasion.
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.