Top 10 Wonder Women Fighting for Human Rights : Several female stars fight for the human rights. We used to say that there is a moment when you have to react or have to be silent. Thus, many female heroes are fighting for their human rights, and they fought for equality and gender discrimination. Even though these fights get small victories but their fight is far from over. Nowadays, we are facing many problems regarding female oppression and inequality. Many people become the victims of gender violence. So that we have to take new decisions and policies to recover these kinds of problems. We can see that every woman is facing many problems regarding gender discrimination. Some female activists are engaging several activities for replacing this kind of violence against women. Even though many activists are fighting against gender inequality and other critical issues, they couldn’t get a complete justice. Here is a list of Top Ten Wonder Women Fighting for Human Rights.
10. Emma Watson
Emma Watson is one of the women fighting for human rights today. She is a feminist, feminism has got many critical reviews from the patriarchal society that the definition of feminism is also showing confusions to the people. Feminism is that it is a movement against patriarchal society. But public say it is a movement that aimed to become more powerful than the patriarchy or a movement that intended to hate the patriarchy. Emma Watson stopped these meaningless thoughts of public, and she talked about gender equality. She invited men to be a part of this movement, and she says that every citizen needs same equality and rights. Even though she delivered a good speech about gender equality but she has received many oppositions.
9. Sima Samar
Sima Samar is one of the main activists from Afghanistan, and she fought against gender inequality and human violence. In Afghanistan, women banned from everything such as banned from staying out late and riding bicycles. Even these girls never get enough education, and some of them will be a prostitute or something like that. Simi Samar is the woman fought against these problems. She helped for educating women in Afghanistan and provided many awareness class for changing their mindset. Sima Samar used to fight for poor people, and she has engaged many social right programs. She founded the Shuhada Organization, which focused on giving education and healthcare to women.
8. Lyudmila Alexeyava
Lyudmila Alexeyava stands one of the main human rights activities of all time. Even she looks aged and all, she still fighting for human rights. This human rights legend has a daunting track record. She was arrested by police at an event when she dressed as a Snow Maiden then the police recognized her real identity and apologized. Then her photos went viral, and she is considered void of persecution and given airtime on Russian television. The main thing about her that she has founded Moscow Helsinki Group, which check human rights violations in the Soviet Era. Then she forced to exile from her land just because of the secret distribution and publication of literature forbidden by the government.
7. Queen Rania
Queen Rania standing one of the popular activists and she fights for human rights. Even she was born in a high-class family she used to fight against gender inequality. She does advocates women and children right through her power. In fact, she is the leader of Jordan’s Human Rights Commission, the Family Safety Council and a member of the UNICEF Global Leadership Initiative. Where she worked for changing the unjust laws and practices in the Middle East. She has focused both human rights and cultural tradition. Thus, she wants to get a balance between these two. She likes to promoting IT, and she believed that it will increase the quality education to the people. Queen Rania was also a board member of the World Economic Forum in 2002, and she has also created The Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship.
6. Obiageli Ezekwesili
Obiageli Ezekwesili is one of the main activists among the women fighting for human rights. She is a former Nigerian Minister and also a former World Bank Vice President for Africa. During 2014, She helped on an event that is extremists under Boko Haram raided a girls’ dorm and kidnapped 200 school girls. This terrible event has gained many attentions from all over the world. She took many efforts for bringing back to the children. Her efforts were shunned. Infuriated by the indifference of the media and the government, and she has established a movement named Bring Back Our Girls movement with the help of other Nigerian women. The event gets attention from all over the world.
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5. Tawakkol Karman
Tawakkol Karman is known as “mother of the revolution” fought for human rights of Yemen Pople. She is one of the main activists who ranks among women fighting for human rights. She was born in Yemen, and she knows that Yemeni women are facing many problems regarding gender inequality. They have forced to stay home, and banned education and job, and the girls get married at the age of 8. Tawakkol Karman fought for this injustice and inequality happened in Yemen. She founded the organization Women Journalists without Chains (WJWC). This organization promotes the rights of media and to show the critical issues of injustice. She has got two titile such as “iron woman” and “mother of the revolution” for leading the Yemeni uprising.
4. Shirin Ebadi
Shirin Ebadi is an activist who used to fight for human rights in Iran. She started her fight during 1979, and she was the first female judge and was demoted as a clerk in court just because she fought for women rights instead of human rights that lead her to give up the position of a judge. She showed great opposition to the injustice faced by Iran women. As a lawyer, she defended the most defenseless citizens such as women and political revolutionaries. She also took the lead in changing the Iranian family laws regarding divorce, inheritance and child custody. But she faced many issues because of her deeds. Finally, she has lost her freedom and forced to spent three weeks in jail.
3. Leymah Gbowee
Leymah Gbowee born in a low-income family and she have faced many problems. She tells the story of the women of Liberia. The girls from Liberia wished to be educated but they don’t have enough money to educate. She was a single mother with four children who lived with her parents. She was dirt poor and can’t do anything. Thus, she born in a low-income family and lived a complicated life. Many people around her wished to get an education and then she got mad, angry and all. She began a movement called The Liberian Mass Action for Peace. This movement includes thousands of Muslim women and Christian women who are suffocated with the painful stories of Liberia. They fought aginst children being killed and against being raped. At last, their effort ended in victory. Gbowee now ranks among the top women fighting for human rights.
2. Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi is a Noble Peace Prize winner and the leader of Burma’s National League for Democracy. She fought against gender inequality and violence during 1988. A lot of people have jointed massive rallies against this Burma Socialist Programme Party (BSSP) regime. During this dark times, she fought for better Burma. She has delivered an outstanding speech which shows the protest against inequality and violence. She continued her fight for long even she has faced many complicated situations. Her main aim was to achieve democracy to return to real elections etc. During 2012, she was elected as a part of the Lower House of the Burmese Parliament.
1. Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai is standing top on the list of women fighting for human rights. She was inspired by her father named Ziauddin Yousafzai. He was a school director who likes to teach young girls, and he was also an activist and a leader. Malala found that the inhuman practices happening in the Taliban rule. Such as the group executed murders, amputated people convicted of theft and banned television, music and film. Malala protested against the policy that banning young women from getting an education. She continued to fight against the public attitude, and she continued her education by going to the school with used clothes. She is a brave girl who wrote about the Taliban’s atrocities on her BBC blog.