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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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Deborah Holmes, USA
Olivia Arévalo Lomas, Peru
Ursula K Le Guin, USA
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South Africa
Marielle Franco, Brasil
Laura Lee, Ireland
Asma Jahangir, Pakistan
Mona Chemali Khalaf, Lebanon
Guadalupe Campanur Tapia, Mexico
Abby Lipman, Canada