The Awakening of the Young Arab Women Association

Date of Mouvement: 
January 1, 1914 to December 31, 1915

1914-1915 Anbarah Salam Khalidi, a pioneering Lebanese feminist, established the Awakening of the Young Arab Women Association to help finance young women’s education (1)ʻAnbarah S.Khālidī and Tarif Khalidi, Memoirs of an Early Arab Feminist: The Life and Activism of Anbara Salam Khalidi, London, Pluto Press, 2013, p. 118.. Though the association’s vision was mainly cultural, it was also concerned with politics through its clear rejection of the Turkish and other foreign influences (2)Hanifa Ali al-Katib, تاريخ تطور الحركة النسائية في لبنان وإرتباطها بالعالم العربي، 1800-1975, Beirut: Dar al-Hadatha, 1984, p. 40..

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