Women activists

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This list has 5 sub-lists and 69 members. See also Women by occupation, Activists

  1. Indian women activists

    Indian women activists

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  2. Iranian women activists

    Iranian women activists

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  3. Liberian women activists

    Liberian women activists

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  4. American women activists

    American women activists

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  5. British women activists

    British women activists

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  1. Adella Turner

    Adella Turner

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    Women's rights activist

  2. Alice McGrath

    Alice McGrath

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    Alice Greenfield McGrath (April 5, 1917 – November 27, 2009), also known as Alice Greenfield, was an American activist who first gained fame in connection with the 1942 case of the Sleepy Lagoon Murder. She was the executive secretary of the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee from 1942–1944. She later married blacklisted poet Thomas McGrath, organized a pro bono legal service organization in Ventura County, California, and led 86 missions to Nicaragua in the 1980s and 1990s.


  3. Alice Zimmern

    Alice Zimmern

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    English suffraget

  4. Angie Zelter

    Angie Zelter

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    British activist

  5. Anna McGarry

    Anna McGarry

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    Social Action Leader, Community Organizer

  6. Björk

    Björk

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    Icelandic musician

  7. Caroline Criado-Perez

    Caroline Criado-Perez

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    Caroline Criado-Perez (born 1984) is an English feminist activist and journalist. She has been involved in campaigns for women to gain better representation in the British media and to be depicted on banknotes. Her efforts in part led to a decision by the Bank of England to review the selection process for future banknotes. Since this decision, the Bank of England announced in July 2013 that the image of Jane Austen will appear on the £10 note, probably sometime in 2017.


  8. Clare Hodges

    Clare Hodges

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    Clare Hodges (6 July 1957 – 23 August 2011), also known as Elizabeth Brice, was an English activist who advanced the medical understanding of and campaigned for the widespread benefit of cannabis as a therapeutic medicine in the United Kingdom. Clare Hodges is the pseudonym that Elizabeth Brice used, Clare being her middle name and Hodges her mother's maiden name.


  9. Cut Syamsurniati

    Cut Syamsurniati

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    Cut Syamsurniati is an Indonesian woman from the village of Pusong in Indonesia's Aceh province. When her village was attacked in January 1999, she led a group of village women who negotiated with the military and escorted wounded people out of their village to the nearby town of Lhokseumawe for treatment. Her actions led to her being hired at the NGO Rehabilitation Action for Victims of Torture in Aceh (RATAH).


  10. Danièle Djamila Amrane-Minne

    Danièle Djamila Amrane-Minne

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    Danièle Minne (born 13 August 1939 at Neuilly-sur-Seine) was one of the few European girls convicted for assisting the FLN during the Algerian War. Her mother Jacqueline Netter-Minne-Guerroudj and her stepfather Abdelkader Guerroudj, were both condemned to death as accomplices of Fernand Iveton, the only European who was guillotined for his part in the Algerian revolt. Her mother was never executed, partly due to a campaign on her behalf conducted by Simone de Beauvoir; her stepfather was also freed.


  11. Donna Norris

    Donna Norris

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    Donna Norris has been a child safety campaigner since the murder of her 9-year-old daughter Amber Hagerman in 1996.


  12. Dorothea Schjoldager

    Dorothea Schjoldager

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    Dorothea Margrethe Schjoldager (19 September 1853 – 30 September 1938) was a Norwegian teacher, social worker and proponent for women's rights. She was born in Tromsø, and was sister-in-law of Hans Aanrud. She worked as a schoolteacher in Christiania from 1875 to 1923. She engaged in social work among alcoholics, prostitutes, prisoners and children in public care, and was a board member of Kristiania vergeråd from 1900 to 1927. She initiated establishing of the first homes for unmarried mothers in Kristiania, from 1901. She contributed to the public debate, and argued in favour of female priests, as well as for women as police and prison workers.


  13. Elizabeth Anne Finn

    Elizabeth Anne Finn

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    founder of Elizabeth Finn Care; wife of James Finn, British Consul in Jerusalem

  14. Elizabeth Omilami

    Elizabeth Omilami

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    American, Actress

  15. Eva Cox

    Eva Cox

    9 views
    Australian, Writer

  16. Fran Drescher

    Fran Drescher

    211,996 views
    American film and television actress, comedian, screenwriter, television director, producer, author and activist

  17. Fredrikke Mørck

    Fredrikke Mørck

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    Fredrikke Andrea Møllerup Mørck (9 November 1861 – 14 October 1934) was a Norwegian teacher, proponent for women's rights, and magazine editor. She was born in Trondheim. She worked as a schoolteacher, first in Tønsberg, and later in Christiania. She edited the two volume Norske Kvinder, published in 1914. She contributed to the magazine Nylænde from its start in 1893, and edited the magazine from 1916 to 1927. She chaired the organization Norwegian Association for Women's Rights from 1926 to 1930.


  18. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

    Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

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    Nigerian activist

  19. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

    Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

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    Ugandan, Scientist

  20. Hafsat Abiola

    Hafsat Abiola

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    Activist

  21. Hayden Panettiere

    Hayden Panettiere

    696,781 views
    Actress, singer

  22. Helen Tufts Bailie

    Helen Tufts Bailie

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    American, Writer

  23. Jacqui Katona

    Jacqui Katona

    6 views
    Australian, Activist

  24. JaLynn Prince

    JaLynn Prince

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    JaLynn Rasmussen Prince is a humanitarian, photographer, businesswoman and the president and founder of the Madison House Foundation.


  25. Jenny McCarthy

    Jenny McCarthy

    647,766 views
    American actress and model

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