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...come-generating projects for the women who were struggling financially in rural areas. In 1991, the Association was banned after criticizing the United States’ involvement in the Gulf war, because Nawal believed that it should have been solved by the Arabs, and that the United States should not have intervened as they did. After Nawal’s release from prison, and her work involving the association, her life was in danger of assassination from Islamic Fundamentalists and all who opposed her work. As a result, she required armed guards to be outside of her house for several years, until she finally was forced to leave the country. Even now, after all of the dangers that she has been subjected to, Nawal El Saadawi continues to speak on women’s issues, and is currently working on her autobiography, in an attempt to bring the struggle of females to light in a different way.
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