Al-Fatat Magazine

Hend Nofal, 2007 Books

 

           
cover for print      

WMF has republished the complete collection of al-Fatat magazine, originally published by Hind Nawfal from 1892 to 1893. The first issue of al-Fatat was published and distributed on the 20th November, 1892 in Alexandria, Egypt. Being the first Egyptian magazine solely dedicated to women, al-Fatat played a major role in promoting the participation of women in the field of journalism in particular, and in public life in general. The magazine addresses a female audience and embarks on discussing women’s issues openly. Al-Fatat is an important source for the study of Arab and Egyptian women’s history.

Summary:

This publication contains the whole series of Al Fatat magazine owned by Hend Nawfal. The first edition of Al Fatat was published and distributed on the 20th of November, 1892 in Alexandria, Egypt. Being the first Egyptian magazine solely dedicated to women, Al Fatat played a primary role in the participation of women in the field of publishing and creativity. The magazine addresses a female audience and embarks on discussing women’s issues openly. The Women and Memory Forum took an interest in re-publishing Al Fatat so as to make the magazine available to researchers in the field of Arab History.

Illustrations: Hoda Elsadda
Published by: Women and Memory Forum
Organziation URL: http://www.wmf.org.eg/
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