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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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Teresia Teaiwa, Fiji
Benoïte Groult, France
Riham Al Bader, Yemen
María Cecilia Alfaro Quesada, Guatemala
Mary Assad, Egypt
Madiha El Safty, Egypt
Kagendo Murungi, Kenya
Annaliza Capinpin
Lara Kruger, South Africa
Ottilie Abrahams, Namibia