Rape victim advocates

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  1. Gabrielle Union

    Gabrielle Union


    Gabrielle Monique Union Wade (born October 29, 1972) is an American actress. Among her notable roles is her performance as the cheerleader opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring It On, (2000). In 2000, she played a medical doctor in the CBS drama series City of Angels. In 2003, Union starred opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the hit film Bad Boys II. Also in 2003, she starred with LL Cool J in Deliver Us from Eva. In 2008, she was featured in the film Cadillac Records with Adrien Brody, Beyoncé Knowles and Jeffrey Wright. In 2012, Union was featured in an ensemble cast of the film version of Think Like a Man.

  2. Tori Amos

    Tori Amos


    Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos; born 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. She is a classically trained musician and has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has received eight Grammy nominations.

  3. Angela Shelton

    Angela Shelton


    Angela Shelton (born December 5, 1972) is an American screenwriter, actress, and documentary film producer, best known for the film Tumbleweeds and the documentary Searching for Angela Shelton, which she wrote, directed, and edited. She has also just released her book, Finding Angela Shelton: The True Story of One Woman's Triumph over Sexual Abuse.

  4. Susan Estrich

    Susan Estrich


    Susan Estrich (born December 16, 1952) is an American lawyer, professor, author, political operative, feminist advocate, and political commentator for Fox News.

  5. Tara Teng

    Tara Teng


    Tara Teng (born August 16, 1988; Chinese name: Oi Kwan) is a Canadian model, human rights activist, blogger, public speaker and television presenter. She grew up on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast and holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Trinity Western University. Teng was named Miss BC World in 2010, Miss Canada in 2011, and Miss World Canada in 2012, despite withdrawing from the corresponding swimsuit competitions. She represented Canada at Miss World 2012 in Ordos City, China, and the Chinese government later added her name to its blacklist of keywords, which Teng believed was because she spoke about human rights issues and Jesus during the competition.

  6. Taslima Nasrin

    Taslima Nasrin


    Taslima Nasrin (also Taslima Nasreen, born 25 August 1962) is a Bangladeshi author and former physician who has lived in exile since 1994. From a literary profile as a poet in the late 1980s, she rose to global fame by the end of the 20th century owing to her essays and novels with feminist views and criticism of religion.

  7. Julie Bindel

    Julie Bindel


    Julie Bindel (born 20 July 1962) is an English writer, feminist and co-founder of the group Justice for Women, which opposes violence against women from a feminist viewpoint.

  8. Jill Saward

    Jill Saward


    Jill Saward (born 14 January 1965 in Liverpool) is best known as the victim of the 1986 Ealing Vicarage Rape, a crime that scandalized the UK and led indirectly to changes in the law. She was educated at Lady Margaret School in southwest London. Her father, Rev Michael Saward, became vicar of St Mary's, Ealing, in 1978.

  9. Mukhtaran Bibi

    Mukhtaran Bibi


    Mukhtaran Bibi (Punjabi, Urdu: مختاراں بی بی‎, born c. 1972, now known as Mukhtār Mā'ī, ur) is a Pakistani woman from the village of Meerwala, in the rural tehsil (county) of Jatoi of the Muzaffargarh District of Pakistan. In June 2002, Mukhtār Mā'ī was the survivor of a gang rape as a form of honour revenge, on the orders of a tribal council of the local Mastoi Baloch clan that was richer and more powerful as opposed to her Tatla clan in that region.

  10. Maureen Greenwood

    Maureen Greenwood


    Maureen Greenwood-Basken is an American human rights activist.

  11. Florence Holway

    Florence Holway


    Florence Robie Reed Holway (June 2, 1915 – February 7, 2012) was a woman who was raped and sodomized at the age of 75 by John LaForest on March 31, 1991, in her Alton, New Hampshire home. Her subsequent fight for justice ultimately resulted in changes to that state's rape laws and is the subject of a 2003 HBO documentary entitled Rape in a Small Town: The Florence Holway Story, which chronicles her ordeal.

  12. Paul Martin Andrews

    Paul Martin Andrews


    Paul Martin Andrews (born 1959) is an American rape survivor and an advocate for rape survivors.

  13. Gita Sahgal

    Gita Sahgal


    Gita Sahgal (Kashmiri: ), born 1956/1957 (age 54–55) in Bombay, India, is a writer and journalist on issues of feminism, fundamentalism, and racism, a director of prize-winning documentary films, and a women's rights and human rights activist.

  14. Jamie Leigh Jones

    Jamie Leigh Jones


    Jamie Leigh Jones (born 1985) was an employee of KBR, an American engineering, construction and private military contracting company. She is notable for accusing then fellow KBR employees of drugging and gang-raping her on July 28, 2005, at Camp Hope, Baghdad, Iraq. A federal grand jury investigated her claims but issued no indictments.

  15. Ze'ev Smason

    Ze'ev Smason


  16. Oleta Kirk Abrams

    Oleta Kirk Abrams


    Oleta Kirk Abrams, known to many as 'Lee' (June 12, 1927 – January 8, 2005) was one of the three founders of Bay Area Women Against Rape, the first rape crisis center in the U.S., and the first victim-witness advocate for the Alameda County district attorney's office.

  17. Carla van Raay

    Carla van Raay

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    Carla van Raay (born 1938) is an Australian author. Born in Tilburg, Netherlands, she and her family moved to Australia when she was young. Her father obtained work as a gardener at a convent school in Kew run by the Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus, founded in early 19th-century France. Through this employment, he was able to have her enrolled as a student at the school. After graduation she joined the Sisters who ran the school. She persevered in that life for 18 years, leaving the convent in 1969.

  18. Nusreta Sivac

    Nusreta Sivac


    Nusreta Sivac (born 18 February 1951) is a Bosniak activist for victims of rape and other war crimes and a former judge. During the Bosnian War she was an inmate at the Bosnian Serb-run Omarska camp in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina where she and other women at the camp were raped, beaten, and tortured. After the camp's closure in August 1992 due to press coverage, she became an activist for victims of rape and is credited with helping in the recognition of wartime rape as a war crime under international law. She is a member of the Women's Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  19. Bakira Hasečić

    Bakira Hasečić


  20. Yosef Blau

    Yosef Blau


    Yosef Blau is an Orthodox rabbi. He currently serves as the Mashgiach ruchani at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is also the president of the Religious Zionists of America.

  21. Diana E. H. Russell

    Diana E. H. Russell


    Diana E. H. Russell (born 6 November 1938) is a feminist writer and activist. Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, she moved to England in 1957, and then to the United States in 1961. For the past 25 years she has been engaged in research on sexual violence against women and girls. She has written numerous books and articles on rape (including marital rape), femicide, incest, misogynist murders of women, and pornography. For her book The Secret Trauma, she was co-recipient of the 1986 C. Wright Mills Award. She was also the recipient of the 2001 Humanist Heroine Award from the American Humanist Association.

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