Afaf Mahfouz Oral History Content Summary (document)

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Afaf Mahfouz Oral History Content Summary (document)

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Content Summary
Publication Year
2013
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English (US)

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This document is a time-coded written summary in five-minute increments of an oral history interview. Full transcripts, audio recordings, and other oral history materials are available at the British Library Sound Archive, London, United Kingdom, and at the WLP office in Bethesda, MD. For more information, please consult our Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement Terms of Use

About the Interviewee* 

Afaf Mahfouz (Egypt/USA) is a long-time advocate for human rights around the world. Trained in law, political science, and psychoanalysis, she has been an advocate for women’s participation and human rights. She was elected First Vice-President (1995-1997) and President (1997-2000) of the Conference of the Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO). She is an activist for the promotion of non-governmental organizations in the United Nations system. Dr. Mahfouz is Co-Editor of The Future of Prejudice: Psychoanalysis and the Prevention of Prejudice.

*This brief biography was recorded concurrently with the subject’s interview for the WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement.

About the WLP Oral History Project

The WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement preserves stories and lessons of women’s rights activists from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South America who have left their mark on the struggle for women’s advancement. We have collected dozens of oral histories from 25 countries, and the project is ongoing. Since 2014, WLP has collaborated with the Sound Archive of the British Library to host the repository.

Read more ABOUT OUR ORAL HISTORY PROJECT.

Read our Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement Terms of Use.