Biography Sketch: Huda Shaarawi

Learn all about Huda Shaarawi in 280 characters or less.

Huda Shaarawi,

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.


Learn More!

1. Harem Years: The Memoirs of an Egyptian Feminist by Huda Shaarawi

2. Britannica

3. Casting Off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt’s First Feminist by Sania Sharawi Lanfranchi


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