Enas al-Shafie Oral History Content Summary (document)
About the Interviewee*
Enas al-Shafie (Egypt) is an Executive Director of the Forum for Women in Development (FWID). FWID is a feminist Egyptian NGO that works on strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations, especially local organizations in various Egyptian governorates, to help them adopt a participatory approach in development and integrate gender concepts in their structures, framework, and programs. FWID seeks to build an influential force to create positive change in policies and legislation as well as to raise awareness on equality and human rights, combatting discrimination and violence against women in all its forms in various ways, including networking, building alliances, exchanging experiences, and strengthening solidarity and partnership with various parties that focus on similar issues.
*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.