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1919: Egyptian Feminist Leads Liberation March

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Huda Shaarawi, one of Egypt's first feminists, was part of the movement to end Britain's occupation after World War I. In this excerpt from her grandmother's biography, "Casting Off the Veil," Sania Sharawi Lanfranchi recounts how Shaarawi led a historic march.

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Huda Shaarawi, one of Egypt's first feminists, was part of the movement to end Britain's occupation after World War I. In this excerpt from her grandmother's biography, "Casting Off the Veil," Sania Sharawi Lanfranchi recounts how Shaarawi led a historic march.




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