|Biographical detail : ||An Egyptian feminist, journalist and scholar.
Shafiq Durriyah founded the magazine Majallat bint al-Nil and Ittihad Bint al Nil in 1945 and 1948 respectively. She authored Al mar’ah al Misriya and Tatawwur al nahdah al Misriyah.
Shafiq was a follower of Huda Sha’rawi, the Egyptian feminist, with whose help Shafiq was able to go to Sorbonne, where a doctorate degree was awarded to her in 1970.
Shafiq Durriyah committed suicide when she was placed under house arrest after calling Nasser a dictator.