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.
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader
Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978, Lebanese, British
Lawyer, Activist

Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British

Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
17 December 1969, American

Jorja FoxJorja Fox
07 July 1968, American
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American

Graça MachelGraça Machel
17 October 1945, Mozambican

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
09 January 1959, Guatemalan

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

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

Maggie McGuaneMaggie McGuane
28 October 1976, Canadian
Margot Kidder's Daughter
Angelina GrimkeAngelina Grimke
20 February 1805, American
Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961, Canadian
Singer, Songwriter
Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez
09 January 1941, American

Samantha PowerSamantha Power
21 September 1970, American

Manisha KoiralaManisha Koirala
16 August 1970, Indian, Nepalese
Nazanin BoniadiNazanin Boniadi
22 May 1980, Iranian, British, American

Kerry KennedyKerry Kennedy
08 September 1959, American
Human rights activist
Nadia MuradNadia Murad
1993 AD, Iraqi
Human rights activist

Jane ElliottJane Elliott
27 May 1933, American

Lady Miss KierLady Miss Kier
15 August 1963, American

Zelda RubinsteinZelda Rubinstein
28 May 1933, American
Shiva RoseShiva Rose
08 February 1969, Iranian, American
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Gloria AllredGloria Allred
03 July 1941, American

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

Ella BakerElla Baker
13 December 1903, American
American activist
Ophelia DahlOphelia Dahl
12 May 1964, American
Human rights activist

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Michelle AlexanderMichelle Alexander
07 October 1967, American

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

Asma JahangirAsma Jahangir
27 January 1952, Pakistani
Human rights activist, Lawyer

Megan LeslieMegan Leslie
29 September 1973, Canadian
Politician, Human rights activist
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

Nasrin SotoudehNasrin Sotoudeh
30 May 1963, Iranian
Oodgeroo NoonuccalOodgeroo Noonuccal
03 November 1920, Australian
Poet, Author, Human rights activist, Writer

Yelena BonnerYelena Bonner
15 February 1923, Turkmen, American
Human rights activist

Pınar SelekPınar Selek
08 October 1971, Turkish
Writer, Sociologist, Human rights activist,
Sister Helen PrejeanSister Helen Prejean
21 April 1939, American
American advocate

Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British