WHRD Tribute

We remember and pay tribute to Women's Human Rights Defenders from around the world.

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A Tribute to brave activists we have lost

Remembering: A Tribute to WHRDs no longer with us

In this gallery you will find our Tribute to Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) who are no longer with us. Over 350 WHRDs from 11 regions and 80 countries are featured.

We bring them all into our collective memory and carry their legacy of struggle as our torch in feminist and women’s rights movements.

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Teresa Scalzo, Esq. (EN)
Yolanda Santana (EN)
Kate Millett (EN)
Luz Yeni Montaño (EN)
Marta Vásquez (EN)
Simone Veil (EN)
Miriam Mũmbi Nyoke (EN)
Mechthild "Mel Hired" Möhring
Faustine Mpanga Mule (EN)
Maria da Lurdes Fernandes Silva (EN)