Huda Shaarawi, who was raised in a harem, was a feminist and was considered the founder of the women’s rights movement in Egypt. She established several women’s rights organizations, opened a school for girl, fought for women’s suffrage in Egypt, and fought against colonialism.
1. Harem Years: The Memoirs of an Egyptian Feminist by Huda Shaarawi
3. Casting Off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt’s First Feminist by Sania Sharawi Lanfranchi