Throughout history, there have been many women human rights activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female human rights activists such as Hillary Clinton, Rigoberta Menchú, Amal Alamuddin, Anita Roddick, Shirin Ebadi.The women human rights activists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Kerry KennedyKerry Kennedy
08 September 1959, American
Human rights activist
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader

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

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British
Actress

Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter
Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
17 December 1969, American
Actress

Jorja FoxJorja Fox
07 July 1968, American
Actress

Graça MachelGraça Machel
17 October 1945, Mozambican
Politician
Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
09 January 1959, Guatemalan
Activist,Politician,Author

Anita RoddickAnita Roddick
23 October 1942, British
 
Shirin EbadiShirin Ebadi
21 June 1947, Iranian
Human Rights Activist

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
02 August 1861, Australian
Social Campaigner

Caroline Jones ChisholmCaroline Chisholm
30 May 1808, British
Immigrant Welfare Activist

Lillian WaldLillian Wald
10 March 1867, American
Humanitarian, Nurse, Activist

Maggie McGuaneMaggie McGuane
28 October 1976, Canadian
Margot Kidder's Daughter
Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961, Canadian
Singer, Songwriter

Angelina GrimkeAngelina Grimke
20 February 1805, American
Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist

Jane ElliottJane Elliott
27 May 1933, American
Schoolteacher
Manisha KoiralaManisha Koirala
16 August 1970, Indian, Nepalese
Actress

Nazanin BoniadiNazanin Boniadi
22 May 1980, Iranian, British, American
Actress
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Michelle AlexanderMichelle Alexander
07 October 1967, American
Lawyer

Q'orianka KilcherQ'orianka Kilcher
11 February 1990, German
Actress
Shiva RoseShiva Rose
08 February 1969, Iranian, American
Actress

Gloria AllredGloria Allred
03 July 1941, American
Attorney
Lady Miss KierLady Miss Kier
15 August 1963, American
Singer

Zelda RubinsteinZelda Rubinstein
28 May 1933, American
Actress

Nadia MuradNadia Murad
1993 AD, Iraqi
Human rights activist
Ella BakerElla Baker
13 December 1903, American
American activist

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SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
Ophelia DahlOphelia Dahl
12 May 1964, American
Human rights activist

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926, Indian
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
20 October 1873, Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights

Asma JahangirAsma Jahangir
27 January 1952, Pakistani
Human rights activist, Lawyer
Oodgeroo NoonuccalOodgeroo Noonuccal
03 November 1920, Australian
Poet, Author, Human rights activist, Writer
Nasrin SotoudehNasrin Sotoudeh
30 May 1963, Iranian
Lawyer

Frances LearFrances Lear
14 July 1923, American
Activist

Natalya EstemirovaNatalya Estemirova
28 February 1959, Russian
Human rights activist

Yelena BonnerYelena Bonner
15 February 1923, Turkmen, American
Human rights activist
Anna WalentynowiczAnna Walentynowicz
15 August 1929, Polish
Trade unionist

Maggie KuhnMaggie Kuhn
03 August 1905, American
Activist

Chiara LubichChiara Lubich
22 January 1920, Italian
Activist

Charlotte Forten GrimkéCharlotte Forten Grimké
17 August 1837, American
Poet

Fatima MeerFatima Meer
12 August 1928, South African
Writer
Alison Des ForgesAlison Des Forges
20 August 1942, American
Historian

Madeline McDowell BreckinridgeMadeline McDowell Breckinridge
20 May 1872, American
Human Rights Activist
Sister Helen PrejeanSister Helen Prejean
21 April 1939, American
Sister

Willie BarrowWillie Barrow
07 December 1924, American
Clergywoman

Maria Weston ChapmanMaria Weston Chapman
25 July 1806, American
Abolitionist
Fannie Barrier WilliamsFannie Barrier Williams
12 February 1855, American
Educator

Megan LeslieMegan Leslie
29 September 1973, Canadian
Politician, Human rights activist
Mary HuntMary Hunt
1830 AD, American
Activist

Eliza FarnhamEliza Farnham
17 November 1815, American
Writer

Tawakel KarmanTawakel Karman
07 February 1979, Yemeni
Women's Rights Activist

Ann PrestonAnn Preston
01 December 1813, American
Physician

Pınar SelekPınar Selek
08 October 1971, Turkish
Writer, Sociologist, Human rights activist,
Anna Adams GordonAnna Adams Gordon
21 July 1853, American
Songwriter

Shabana Rehman GaarderShabana Rehman Gaarder
14 July 1976, Norwegian, Pakistani
Comedian

Caroline SeveranceCaroline Severance
1820 AD, American
Social reformer

Helen MarotHelen Marot
09 June 1865, American
Writer
María Julia HernándezMaría Julia Hernández
30 January 1939, Salvadoran
Human rights activist

Laura PollánLaura Pollán
13 February 1948, Cuban
Political Leader
Patricia VerdugoPatricia Verdugo
30 November 1947, Chilean
Journalist

Mai GhoussoubMai Ghoussoub
02 November 1952, Lebanese, British
Writer

Sola SierraSola Sierra
01 December 1935, Chilean
Activist
Sister EmmanuelleSister Emmanuelle
16 November 1908, Belgian, French
Human Rights Worker

Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British
Militant
René de EpelbaumRené de Epelbaum
15 June 1920, Argentinian
Argentine human rights activist