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Nawal El Saadawi (1931–2021)

Nawal El Saadawi was born on October 27, 1931 in Kafr Tahla, Egypt. She is known for her work on Hidden Faces (1990), Beyond Borders: Arab Feminists Talk About Their Lives... East and West (1999) and Imagine (2003). She was married to Sherif Hatata, Ahmed Helmi and Rashad Bey. She died on March 21, 2021 in Cairo, Egypt. See full bio »


(age 89) in Cairo, Egypt

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 2017 Imagine (TV Series)
- She Spoke the Unspeakable (2017) ... Self
 1995 African Footsteps (TV Series documentary)
Self - Interviewee
 1991 Hier is... Adriaan van Dis (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 10 February 1991 (1991) ... Self - Guest
 1990 Hidden Faces (Documentary)
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 2019 Frankie Boyle's New World Order (TV Series)
- Episode #3.3 (2019) ... Self
 2018 Arena (TV Series documentary)
- Make Me Up! (2018)

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Nawal Sadawi


Sherif Hatata  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

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The root of the oppression of women lies in the global post-modern capitalist system, which is supported by religious fundamentalism.


Author of "Women & Sex", "Memoirs From A Women's Prison" and "Woman At Point Zero". See more »

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