Casting Off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt's First Feminist

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Born into a wealthy and powerful Egyptian family, Huda Shaarawi was destined to lead a leisurely life in luxurious settings. She decided instead to acquire an education and to participate in the liberation of Egypt from the British occupation. Huda became famous overnight when she led a peaceful walk of veiled women across Cairo in 1919 to free the leaders of the Egyptian resistance who were detained by the British forces. She was then invited by the members of the Bureau of the IAWS (International Alliance for Women's ...

Casting off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt's First Feminist 2014, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784532765

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Casting Off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt's First Feminist 2011, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781848857193

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