Throughout history, there have been many British women activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female activists such as Annie Besant, Emmeline Pankhurst, Jane Goodall, Mary Wollstonecraft, Emily Davison.
Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite
Carrie SymondsCarrie Symonds
1988 AD, British
Boris Johnson'Partner

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978, Lebanese, British
Lawyer, Activist

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958, Danish, British
Comedian, Writer

Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley
01 May 1946, British
Actress
Anna FrielAnna Friel
12 July 1976, British
Actress

Heather MillsHeather Mills
12 January 1968, British
Media Personality

Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer
Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
04 July 1858, British
Leader of the British Suffragette Movement

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board
Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British
Actress

Sophie ThompsonSophie Thompson
20 January 1962, British
Actress

Emily DavisonEmily Davison
11 October 1872, British
Activist

Ingrid NewkirkIngrid Newkirk
11 June 1949, British, American
President of People for the Ethical Treatment of

Sally BercowSally Bercow
22 November 1969, British
John Bercow's Wife
Anita RoddickAnita Roddick
23 October 1942, British
 

Sheherazade GoldsmithSheherazade Goldsmith
14 March 1974, British
Environmentalist, Socialite

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist
Jane McGrathJane McGrath
04 May 1966, British
England-born Australian cancer support campaigner

Millicent FawcettMillicent Fawcett
11 June 1847, British
Suffragist
Josephine ButlerJosephine Butler
13 April 1828, British
Social Worker

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author

Caroline Jones ChisholmCaroline Chisholm
30 May 1808, British
Immigrant Welfare Activist
Gaia WiseGaia Wise
04 December 1999, British
Emma Thompson's Daughter

Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist
Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist

Jameela JamilJameela Jamil
25 February 1986, British
Actress

Jodie WhittakerJodie Whittaker
17 June 1982, British
Actress
Emily ThornberryEmily Thornberry
27 July 1960, British
Politician

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Nazanin BoniadiNazanin Boniadi
22 May 1980, Iranian, British, American
Actress
Julie ChristieJulie Christie
14 April 1940, British
Film actress

Pixie GeldofPixie Geldof
17 September 1990, British
Model

Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956, British
Politician

Lola KirkeLola Kirke
27 September 1990, British, American
Film actress
Amber RuddAmber Rudd
01 August 1963, British
Politician
Maxine PeakeMaxine Peake
14 July 1974, British
Actress

Sarah SolemaniSarah Solemani
04 September 1986, British
Actress

Kate NashKate Nash
06 July 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1834, British
Writer
Mary WhitehouseMary Whitehouse
13 June 1910, British
Social Activist

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
18 September 1949, British
Politician

Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
05 May 1882, British
Political Activist

Mary DyerMary Dyer
1611 AD, British
Religious martyrdom

Maud GonneMaud Gonne
21 December 1866, Irish, British
Actress
MirabehnMirabehn
22 November 1892, Indian, British
Political Activist

Hayley OkinesHayley Okines
03 December 1997, British
Activist
Adwoa AboahAdwoa Aboah
18 May 1992, British
Model

Heather BrookeHeather Brooke
27 March 1970, British, American
Journalist

Saffron AldridgeSaffron Aldridge
1968 AD, British
model
Emily HobhouseEmily Hobhouse
09 April 1860, British
British Social Worker

Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
22 April 1858, British
Composer
Jill CraigieJill Craigie
07 March 1911, British
Film director

OuidaOuida
01 January 1839, French, British
Novelist

Margaret BondfieldMargaret Bondfield
17 March 1873, British
Politician

Mary Corinna Putnam JacobiMary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
31 August 1842, British, American
Physician

Carole PatemanCarole Pateman
11 December 1940, British
Political Scientist
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856, French, British
Writer

May SinclairMay Sinclair
24 August 1863, British
Writer

Barbara BodichonBarbara Bodichon
08 April 1827, British
Artist

Emily DaviesEmily Davies
22 April 1830, British
Activist
Brigid BrophyBrigid Brophy
12 June 1929, British
Novelist

Jane TomlinsonJane Tomlinson
21 February 1964, British
Athlete
Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British
Militant

Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21 January 1840, British
Physician