Saadawi's death will be mourned across the Arab world. She stood up for women's rights from a young age and while she received global recognition, she was not fully embraced by her own country.
Late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's popularity prompted officials to set aside two days for public viewing, rather than the one day allowed for other justices.
The 33-year-old striker, who will return to the Red Stars for the 2021 season, will play as a professional with Hayabusa Eleven, the team of her older brother Genki.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
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