Female Professionals Famous Female Human Rights Activists

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List of famous female human rights activists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female human rights activists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being human rights activists. There are thousand of females working as human rights activists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic human rights activists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a human rights activist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List includes Ronit Avni, Yelena Bonner and more.

While this isn't a list of all female human rights activists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female human rights activists?" and "Who are the best female human rights activists?"
Juliette Binoche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Human Rights Activists
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Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has appeared on stage across the world. Coming from an artistic background, she began taking acting lessons during adolescence. After performing in several stage productions, she was propelled into the world of auteurs Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Doillon and André Téchiné, who made her a star in France with the leading role in his 1985 drama Rendez-vous. Her sensual performance in her English-language debut The Unbearable Lightness of Being, directed by Philip Kaufman, launched her international career. She sparked ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Paris, France

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#60 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#96 on The Best Actresses in Film History

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Laurie Holden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Human Rights Activists
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Heather Laurie Holden, better known as Laurie Holden, is an American actress, producer model and human rights activist. She is perhaps best recognized for her roles as Marita Covarrubias in The X-Files, Adele Stanton in The Majestic, Cybil Bennett in Silent Hill, Amanda Dumfries in The Mist, Olivia Murray in The Shield. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

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Rosie Malek-Yonan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Human Rights Activists
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Rosie Malek-Yonan is an actress, author, director, public figure and activist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran, Tehran Province, Eurasia, Greater Tehran

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Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslav... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Human Rights Activists
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Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia is a member of the House of Karageorgevich, a human rights activist and a former presidential candidate for Serbia. She is also known as Jelisaveta Karađorđević . ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

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