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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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Obiageli “Oby” Nwankwo, Nigeria
María Verónica Reina, Argentina
Leticia Eulalia Mary Mukasa- Kikonyogo, Uganda
Elisa Badayos, Philippines
In memory of all women journalists who were killed in 2018
Teresa Scalzo, Esq. (EN)
Yolanda Santana (EN)
Kate Millett (EN)
Luz Yeni Montaño (EN)
Marta Vásquez (EN)