Throughout history, there have been many women activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female activists such as Hillary Clinton, Shailene Woodley, Angelina Jolie, Malala Yousafzai, Pauley Perrette.The women activists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
(Actress, Filmmaker, Activist)

04 June 1975

American

betty whiteBetty White
(Actress, Writer, Comedienne)

17 January 1922

American

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
(American-Canadian actress)

01 July 1967

Canadian

Rosa ParksRosa Parks
(Civil Rights Activist)

04 February 1913

American

Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth
(American women's rights activist)

01 December 1797

American

Doris DayDoris Day
(Film actress)

03 April 1922

American

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
(Former First Lady, Political Leader)

26 October 1947

American

Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
(Youngest Nobel Laureate)

12 July 1997

Pakistani

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
(Author)

04 April 1928

American

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
(Artist)

18 February 1933

Japanese

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
(Lawyer, Activist)

03 February 1978

Lebanese,British

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
(Actress, Activist)

15 November 1991

American

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Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman

1820 AD

American

Lali EspósitoLali Espósito
(Singer)

10 October 1991

Argentinian

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
(Anthropologist)

03 April 1934

British

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
(Actress)

13 May 1922

American

Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone

04 October 1976

American

Jazz JenningsJazz Jennings
(LGBTQ Rights Activist, Internet Personality, Spokesmodel)

06 October 2000

American

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Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
(Environmental Activist)

22 June 1960

American

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
(Philanthropist)

08 September 1954

American

Geena DavisGeena Davis
(Actress, Producer, Model)

21 January 1956

American

Ali MacGrawAli MacGraw
(Actress)

01 April 1939

American

Angela Davis Angela Davis
(Political Activist)

26 January 1944

American

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
(Actress)

08 November 1952

American

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Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
(Politician, Animal Rights Activist)

26 August 1956

Indian

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
(Writer, Environmental Activist)

18 November 1939

Canadian

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
(Actress & Animal Rights Activist)

28 September 1934

French

Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley
(Actress)

01 May 1946

British

Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
(Television Actress, Activist, Singer)

27 March 1969

American

Sophie SchollSophie Scholl
(Anti-Nazi Activist)

09 May 1921

German

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Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
(Women’s Rights Activist)

15 February 1820

American

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
(Birth Control Activist)

14 September 1879

American

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
(Activist)

10 January 1947

American

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
(Professor)

29 August 1947

American

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
(Comedian, Writer)

03 May 1958

Danish,British

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
(Civil Rights Activist, Author)

27 April 1927

American

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Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
(Writer)

27 April 1759

British

Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
(Actress)

02 May 1945

Nicaraguan,British

Mika CamarenaMika Camarena
(Activist, wife of late DEA agent Kiki Camarena)

1948 AD

American

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
(Journalist)

16 July 1862

American

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
(Businesswoman)

06 July 1914

Canadian,American

Sally BercowSally Bercow
(John Bercow's Wife)

22 November 1969

British

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Lena HorneLena Horne
(Singer)

30 June 1917

American

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
(Author)

09 February 1944

American

Heather MillsHeather Mills
(Media Personality)

12 January 1968

British

Mary Edwards WalkerMary Edwards Walker
(Surgeon, Feminist, Activist)

26 November 1832

American

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
(Writer)

27 June 1869

American

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
(Former Tennis Champion)

18 October 1956

American

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Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
(Leader of the British Suffragette Movement)

04 July 1858

British

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
(Actress)

17 December 1969

American

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
(Actress)

30 July 1956

American

Jane AddamsJane Addams

06 September 1860

American

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
(Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist)

13 November 1969

American

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
(Civil Rights Activist)

05 September 1939

American

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Joanna CassidyJoanna Cassidy
(Actress)

02 August 1945

American

Susan SontagSusan Sontag

16 January 1933

American

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
(Wife of Mahatama Gandhi)

11 April 1869

Indian

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton
(Women’s Rights Activist)

12 November 1815

American

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
(Actress)

21 June 1940

American

Miriam MakebaMiriam Makeba
(Singer)

04 March 1932

South African

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Annie BesantAnnie Besant
(Member of the London School Board)

01 October 1847

British

Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)

26 September 1936

South African

Yolanda KingYolanda King
(Activist)

17 November 1955

American

Jorja FoxJorja Fox
(Actress)

07 July 1968

American

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
(Writer)

18 February 1934

American

Annie StarkeAnnie Starke
(Actor)

26 April 1988

American

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Ilona StallerIlona Staller
(Politician, Singer)

26 November 1951

Hungarian

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
(Lawyer)

21 February 1936

American

Emily DavisonEmily Davison
(Activist)

11 October 1872

British

Alice PaulAlice Paul
(Suffragist and Feminist)

11 January 1885

American

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
(Actress)

29 July 1963

American

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
(Activist, Journalist)

29 January 1962

Indian

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Betty FriedanBetty Friedan
(Feminist, Writer)

04 February 1921

American

Anne-Marie JohnsonAnne-Marie Johnson
(Actress)

18 July 1960

American

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins
(Actress)

07 February 1972

American

Laurie DavidLaurie David
(Environmental Activist)

22 March 1958

American

Wangari MaathaiWangari Maathai
(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

01 April 1940

Kenyan

Ingrid NewkirkIngrid Newkirk
(President of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

11 June 1949

British,American

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Dorothy DayDorothy Day

08 November 1897

American

Columba BushColumba Bush
(Philanthropist)

17 August 1953

Mexican,American

Jeannette RankinJeannette Rankin
(First Woman Elected to U.S Congress)

11 June 1880

American

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
(Journalist, Author, Activist)

04 May 1916

Canadian

Abigail FolgerAbigail Folger
(Business Women)

11 August 1943

American

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
(Activist,Politician,Author)

09 January 1959

Guatemalan

Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
(Actress)

19 May 1939

Hong Konger,American

Graça MachelGraça Machel
(Politician)

17 October 1945

Mozambican

Viola LiuzzoViola Liuzzo
(Civil Rights Activist)

11 April 1925

American

Mary Harris JonesMary Harris Jones
(Labor and Community Organizer)

01 August 1837

American

Barbara EhrenreichBarbara Ehrenreich
(Writer & Activist)

26 August 1941

American

Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and GästriklandPrincess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
(Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland)

10 June 1982

Swedish

Medha PatkarMedha Patkar
(Social Activist)

01 December 1954

Indian

Anita RoddickAnita Roddick

23 October 1942

British

Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller

23 May 1810

American

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
(Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author)

22 June 1909

American

Pamelyn FerdinPamelyn Ferdin
(Actress, Animal Rights Activist)

04 February 1959

American

Sheherazade GoldsmithSheherazade Goldsmith
(Environmentalist, Socialite)

14 March 1974

British

Lucretia MottLucretia Mott
(Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist, Social Reformer)

03 January 1793

American

Millicent FawcettMillicent Fawcett
(Suffragist)

11 June 1847

British

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)

15 October 1880

British