• Short Summary

    Leaders of the Arab Socialist Union (ASU) -- Egypt's only political party -- attended a feminist rally held in Cairo on Tuesday (13 June) do discuss ways of improving the efficiency of the feminist organisation in the country and to define the role of women in Egypt's development.

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    1.
    GV Mrs. Karims El Saied out of car and greeted A.S.U. officials
    0.16

    2.
    SCU Women seated
    0.19

    3.
    MV Mrs. El Saied and Dr. Mahfooz onto platform
    0.27

    4.
    SV delegates listening
    0.30

    5.
    SCU Mrs. El Said and Dr. Hafez on platform
    0.38

    6.
    CU Dr. Hafez speaking
    0.45

    7.
    SV People listening
    0.48

    8.
    SV PAN Ministers listening as Hafez speaks
    0.58

    9.
    SV Women taking notes
    1.04

    10.
    SCU Mrs. El Saied speaking
    1.07

    11.
    SV & GV Audience (2 shots)
    1.17



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    Background: Leaders of the Arab Socialist Union (ASU) -- Egypt's only political party -- attended a feminist rally held in Cairo on Tuesday (13 June) do discuss ways of improving the efficiency of the feminist organisation in the country and to define the role of women in Egypt's development.

    The rally, held at the ASU's central committee headquarters, was attended by the Minister of Social Affairs, Dr. Aisha Rateeb, the First Security of the central committee, Dr. Mohamed Hafez Ghanem, and the Minister of Health, Dr. Mahmoud Mahfooz.

    In a speech he made at the rally, Dr. Ghanem called on young Egyptians who had finished school and were not serving in the armed forces to help develop the country by working in the fields of teaching, forestry, birth control, medicine industry.

    The women were represented by Mrs. Karima El Saied, who is responsible for feminist activity within the ASU.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD0L9C2VB4QDXIECAU2PHLOE96
    Media URN:
    VLVAD0L9C2VB4QDXIECAU2PHLOE96
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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