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Thursday, 19 July 2018

Huda Shaarawi: The feminist who revolutionized Egypt

BBC names Egyptian feminist Huda Shaarawi among African women who changed the world: At a time when Egyptian women were denied their basic rights in Egyptian society, Huda Shaarawi emerged as a feminist revolutionary figure who called for equal access to education and deconstructing various taboos that held back Egyptian women. The BBC honors Shaarawi in its series on eight African women who changed the world “whose stories deserve to be heard” (watch, runtime: 2:15).

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