WHRD Tribute

Remembering and celebrating the life and work of feminists and women human rights defenders from around the world.

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Tribute: Remembering feminist activists who changed our world

In this online gallery, we pay tribute to over 450 courageous feminists and activists from all regions of the world and 88 countries who are no longer with us.

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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Nadine Ramaroson, Madagascar
Su'ad Al Ali, Iraq
Zita Kavungirwa Kayange, Republic Democratic of Congo
Diakite Fatoumata Sire, Mali
Ana M. Tallada Iglesia, Peru
Florence Adong-Ewoo, Uganda
Dora Nkem Akunyili, Nigeria
Efua Dorkenoo, Ghana
Rocky Malone, Australia
Juana Ramírez Santiago, Guatemala