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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.

We invite you to:

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WHRD Tribute


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Date of death / disappearance
Kátia Martins (EN)
Rosalyn Albaniel Evara (ENG)
María Fabiola Jiménez de Cifuentes (EN)
Estela Ambrosia Luna (EN)
Elise Ama Esso (EN)
Leidiane Drosdoski Machado (EN)
Jane Julia de Oliveira (EN)
Aysin Büyüknohutçu (EN)
Doris Viloria Palomares
Halla Barakat (EN)