Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Saadawi’s novels and books on the situation of women in Egyptian and Arab society have been translated into more than 30 languages. In 1972 the magazine, Health, founded and edited by her, was closed down. Imprisoned in 1981 and only released after President Sadat’s assassination. She founded the Arab Women’s Solidarity Association in Egypt in 1982. Today her name figures on death lists issued by fanatical terrorist organizations.

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