Egyptian women participated in all stages of the struggle of Egyptian people against Israeli occupation, starting with the tripartite aggression. Their duties ranged from helping the wounded and injured, to being trained to take up arms. Among the most famous women to take up arms were Nadia Lutfi and Tahia Karioka. After their service, there were welcomes and commended by the late president, Gamal Abdelnasser.
The post-1967 period represented great suffering in which Sinan women participated and played an active and positive role in the resistance alongside the men. The nomadic women had an effective influence in the October war, which smuggled the Fedayeen and treated them and helped them to reach the Egyptian lands following ways that the enemy did not know. That the woman did not learn and did not train but by the instinct of belonging and patriotism defended its land in the face of the enemy.

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