Women Children's Rights Activists

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 1 Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai.
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: July 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mingora, Swat, Pakistan

Named to Time 100 thrice, Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai exhibits phenomenal grit and inspires young girls everywhere. An assassination attempt by Islamic fundamentalists could not dampen her spirit, and she fought back with a bestselling memoir and won the Nobel Peace Prize as its youngest recipient, at 17.

 2 Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart.
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Elizabeth Smart is a child safety activist who gained national attention when she was kidnapped from her home at the age of 14. She was held captive for nine months before she was rescued by the cops. Smart went on to become an activist and works against human trafficking and abduction. In 2011, she became the founder of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation.

 3 Joan Chandos Baez

Joan Chandos Baez.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States

Singer, songwriter, musician, and activist Joan Baez has been active in the music world for over six decades. She emerged as a major musical figure in the counterculture era of the 1960s. Her music encompasses various genres like pop, folk-rock, country, and gospel music. She is involved in civil rights, human rights, and environmental activism as well.

 4 Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 17, 2016

Five-time Emmy Award-winning actor Doris Roberts is best remembered as Marie Barone from the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and as Mildred Krebs from Remington Steele. She also appeared on various talk/game shows and in films such as The Honeymoon Killers. She was a prominent animal rights activist, too.

 5 Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa.
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

At fourteen, singer Dua Lipa began her career by posting covers of famous songs on YouTube. She soon signed a contract with Warner Music Group and shot into fame with the release of her eponymous chart topping debut album. Since then, she has released her critically acclaimed second album, bagged two Grammys and created history at 2018 BRIT Awards.

 6 Ally Walker

Ally Walker.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tullahoma, Tennessee, US

 7 Kate Bolduan

Kate Bolduan.
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
The youngest morning show anchor on any major TV network, Kate Bolduan is an eminent American broadcast journalist for CNN. She covered the 2016 U.S Presidntial campaign for a global audience, as the anchor of CNN international program called State of America with Kate Bolduan.
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 8 Sophie Thompson

Sophie Thompson.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom

Sophie Thompson is a British actress known for her portrayal of the Baker's Wife in the London revival of Into the Woods, for which she received the Olivier Award under the Best Actress in a Musical category. She has received six other nominations at the Olivier Awards. Also a writer, Thompson has authored a recipe book and a children's book.

 9 Alyssa Diaz

Alyssa Diaz.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California

Alyssa Diaz is an American actress known for playing important roles in TV series, such as As the World Turns, The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Army Wives, and Ray Donovan. Thanks to her Colombian and Mexican origin, Diaz has been typecast into playing Hispanic characters. She is currently playing Mika Camarena in the crime drama TV series, Narcos: Mexico.

 10 Bernice King

Bernice King
Famous As: Minister
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Bernice King is an American minister best known as the daughter of the popular activist and leader Martin Luther King Jr. Over the years, Barnice King has supported many noble causes for which she has been honored with several awards. In 2009, she was honored at the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Convention for her service to women.

 11 Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland

Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland.
Famous As: Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
Birthdate: June 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Drottningholm Palace

 Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland is the youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.  Third in line of succession to the Swedish throne at the time of her birth, she is currently the eighth. She is involved in extensive charity work and undertakes various engagements on the behalf of her father. 

 12 Cassie Scerbo

Cassie Scerbo.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

 13 Nancy Kwan

Nancy Kwan.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Born to a British mother and a Chinese father, Nancy Kwan became a symbol of the rise of Asian artists in Hollywood. She earned her breakthrough role in The World of Suzie Wong while still a budding ballerina. Following her son’s death due to HIV, she began promoting AIDS awareness.

 14 Donna Rice

Donna Rice.
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 15 Shiva Rose

Shiva Rose
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 8, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA

 16 Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 15, 2012

 17 Amanda Brugel

Amanda Brugel
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pointe Claire, Québec, Canada

Best known for her award-winning role of Rita in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, Canadian actor Amanda Brugel is also known for her roles in films such as Sex After Kids and series such as Paradise Falls. She has also launched Brugs Army, a non-profit body for women and children.

 18 Nandana Sen

Nandana Sen
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Calcutta, West Bengal, India

 19 Nandita Das

Nandita Das
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi, India

 20 Hunter Tylo

Hunter Tylo.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States

 21 Edith Cowan

Edith Cowan.
Famous As: Social Campaigner
Birthdate: August 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geraldton, Australia
Died: June 9, 1932

Edith Cowan was an Australian social reformer best remembered for serving as a member of parliament; she was the first Australian woman to do so. She is also remembered for working for the welfare and rights of children and women. In recognition of her contribution, Cowan has been depicted on Australia's fifty-dollar note since 1995.

 22 Florence Kelley

Florence Kelley
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: September 12, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 17, 1932

 23 Emily Greene Balch

Emily Greene Balch.
Famous As: Social Activist
Birthdate: January 8, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston
Died: January 9, 1961

 24 Tehmina Durrani

Tehmina Durrani
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

 25 Dominique Folloroux-Ouattara

Dominique Folloroux-Ouattara
Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: December 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria

 26 Efua Sutherland

Efua Sutherland
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: June 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cape Coast, Ghana
Died: January 2, 1996

 27 Grace Abbott

Grace Abbott
Famous As: Social Worker
Birthdate: November 17, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Died: June 19, 1939

 28 Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith
Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: January 23, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Green, Maryland, United States
Died: February 24, 1915

 29 Julia Lathrop

Julia Lathrop
Famous As: Social worker
Birthdate: June 29, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, United States
Died: April 15, 1932

 30 Sheila Kitzinger

Sheila Kitzinger
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Taunton, England
Died: April 11, 2015

 31 Bertha Holt

Bertha Holt
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: February 5, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: 2000 AD

 32 Akua Dansua

Akua Dansua.
Famous As: Ghanaian Politician
Birthdate: April 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hohoe

 33 Khajidsuren Bolormaa

Khajidsuren Bolormaa
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

 34 Terry Saban

Terry Saban.
Famous As: Nick Saban's Wife
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 35 Christina Evangeline

Christina Evangeline.
Famous As: Kenan Thompson's Wife
Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 36 Lucy Flower

Lucy Flower
Famous As: Children's Rights Activist
Birthdate: May 10, 1837
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27, 1921