1960 First Women

Noura Nowayhed Halawani: The Founder of Donia al-Maraa

Noura Nowayhed Halawani launched Donia al-Maraa (The Woman’s World) in 1960. The magazine focused on a wide array of women’s issues, from women’s political rights to the challenges they face in the different aspects of social life. The magazine proved to be popular, and was distributed and sold widely across the Arab world 1.