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Remember and Honour: WHRD Tribute

In this online gallery, we pay tribute to over 400 courageous feminists and activists from 11 regions and 80 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.

Join us in sharing their legacy:

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Marceline Loridan-Ivens, France
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