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For the Love of History - Tehya F. EPISODE 21, 11th September 2020
Fatima al-Fihri: the woman behind the world's first university
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Fatima al-Fihri: the woman behind the world's first university

Two-thirds of the world’s illiterate population are women—you’d think that higher education started as a boys’ club, but I’ll let you in on a little secret, universities, as we know them, were started by a refugee Muslim women in 859 CE!

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