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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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41 Saraswathi Gora.jpg
42 Saskia Poldervaart .jpg
44 Uma Singh.jpg
45 Wangari Maathai.jpg
46 Yelena Bonner.jpg
47 Zaitun “Toni” Kasim.jpg
48 Zarema Sadulayeva.jpg
60 Digna Ochoa.jpg