- Name: Nawal El Saadawi
- Born: 10/27/1931 (88 years old)
- Occupation: Physician, psychiatrist, author
Nawal El Saadawi (Arabic: نوال السعداوي?, born 27 October 1931) is an Egyptian feminist writer, activist, physician, and psychiatrist. She has written many books on the subject of women in Islam, paying particular attention to the practice of female genital mutilation in her society. She has been described as “the Simone de Beauvoir of the Arab World”.
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Birth Place: Kafr Tahla, Egypt
Nawal El Saadawi quotes :
Whenever I go to New York or any European country, they say: 'Nawal, why don't you get a facelift?' I tell them, 'I am proud of my wrinkles. Every wrinkle on my face tells the story of my life. Why should I hide my age?'Nawal El Saadawi