Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Report on the Integrated Project for Rural Women, Red Sea Province, 1987 ; report on the contribution of Ahfad graduates in the development of the Sudan, 1990 ; printed material, including copies of The Ahfad Journal

Administrative / Biographical History

Ahfad University for Women, the first university for women in the Sudan, was founded by Babikr Badri, the pioneer of female education in the Sudan. It opened originally as a private primary school in Rufa'a & achieved university college status in 1966. It contributes locally to women’s studies through its curriculum & has published The Ahfad Journal since 1983

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email pg.library@durham.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Presented by Asia M. Ahmed, 1997


Part of : Sudan Archive

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