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Nurcan Baysal Turkey Refugees [1][2][3] Create a new article Asia
Grace Kabera DRC LUCHA State discrimination and repression LUCHA militant in Goma. She studies psychology at the Université libre de Kigali. Since 2015 she has been working for "Rudi International", a Congolese aid organization that supports displaced families in eastern Congo in cooperation with young foreign Congolese. See WIRE article link

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Judith Furaha Maroy DRC LUCHA State discrimination and repression LUCHA militant in Sud-Kivu link link Add name to LUCHA article Africa
Alma Gómez Caballero Mexico CEDEHM women's rights, VAW working to seek justice for victims of femicide in northern Mexico, worked with CEDEHM, Justicia para Nuestras Hijas, el Barzon. Tortured, forcibly disappeared, and imprisoned in the 70s. Used to be a member of a guerrilla group. Teacher. Congresswoman. link

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Blanca Martínez Mexico Centro Diocesano para los Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios justice for the disappeared, migrants Director of Fray Juan de Larios HRC. Supports FUUNDEC, families looking for disappeared people. Works in coordination with Saltillo migrants shelter and J. Gerardi HR centre. link link

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Amy Redmont (Zing) UK Sink the Pink LGBTI Amy is the co-founder of queer club movement Sink The Pink and founder of queer alt arty pride, Margate Pride and youth group OUT Margate. She is dedicated to spreading joy, rainbows and love. link

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Lalla Aicha Ouedraogo Mauritania Comité de solidarité avec les victimes de violations des droits de l’Homme Consultante en genre et développement et leadership féminin Présidente du Comité de Solidarité avec les Victimes des Violations des Droits Humains ( CSVVDH) en Mauritanie. Lalla Aicha Ouedraogo is the SG of the Forum of National Human Rights Organizations and Chairperson of the Committee for Solidarity with Victims (CSVVDH). Her organization was created in August 1991 following the serious human rights violations committed by Mauritanian authorities during the period 1989-1990 (In 1989, Negro african were accused of coup d'Etat and were massacred) and more particularly when the first survivors of the Jereïda-inaal death camps, among others, were released and spoke. She decided to provide moral, psychological and material support to the many victims who were widows and orphans. link

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Meimouna Alpha Sy Mauritania Collectif des Veuves de Mauritanie impunity Arrested in Nov. 2017 (case in report). secrétaire général du collectif des veuves de mauritanie. Elle est la veuve de Baidy Alassane Ba, contrôleur des douanes, exécuté à Nouadhibou en 1990. Meimouna Alpha Sy is the president of the collective of widows’ and next of kin. Her husband was killed during the widespread human rights abuses in 1989. She is asking for justice but her organisation was never recognized. She was arrested in 2017 and detained during 5 days and released without charge. link

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Aminetou Mint El-Moctar Mauritania Association of Women Heads of Household women's rights, anti-racism Founder and president of Association. Threats/Arrested/ and subject of Fatwa for supporting Mohamed Mkhaitir. Aminetou Mint El-Moctar is the president of the Association for Women Heads of Household. She is women’s rights activist. She was shortlisted for the Nobel Peace prize in 2015. Apart from dealing with issues such as child marriage or sexual violence, a significant part of her work is dedicated to young teenage girls working as “servants” for wealthy families. In June 2014, the leader of the radical Muslim group issued a fatwa calling for the death of Aminetou Mint El-Moctar. This fatwa was pronounced after Aminetou’s position on human rights and particularly her involvement in the case of a blogger sentenced to death for apostasy. link

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Chonthicha Jaengraew (plus 13 more students, see links) Thailand student activist See Wire article link

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Sara García Gross El Salvador Coordinadora ejecutiva de Agrupación Ciudadana por la despenalización del aborto terapéutico, ético y eugenésico - link

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sexual and reproductive rights, women's rights Born: Chalchuapa, El Salvador, 1986. Activism on SRR and in favour of criminalized women in El Salvador. Smears campaigns and verbal attacks against her and other abortion activists. link

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Claudia Samayoa Guatemala Udefegua defending defenders Founder and coordinator of UDEFEGUA. Suffered attacks, threats and intimidation. We should create a page on UDEFEGUA and link to this. Received award. link

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Maudilia López Guatemala Frente en Defensa de San Miguel Ixtahuacán indigenous, anti-mining activism Fights for indigenous rights and spirituality has been involved in struggle against Marlin mine. She is a nun, so should be addressed as Sister. link

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Topacio Reynoso Guatemala Movimiento Juvenil de Mataquescuintla Young WHRD struggling against mining Set up youth group against mining in Mataquescuintla. Was killed in 2014 at age 16. They set up a HR prize in her name. link

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Hedme Castro Honduras ACI-Participa Human rights monitoring / HRDs Director of ACI-Participa. Attacked (see FLD). Participated in FLD platform in 2013. link

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Dina Meza Honduras Pasos de animal grande, PEN Honduras Journalist and HRD. 2007she received Amnesty International UK’s special award for at-risk journalists/ 2014 Oxfam Novib/PEN International Freedom of Expression Award. Previously a member of COFADEH and Women’s Movement for Peace “Visitacion Padilla”. link

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Shackelia Jackson Jamaica Police abuses / EJE Campaigning for brother Nakiea and police killings in Jamaica. Was W4R case in 2017 link

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Itzel Silva Mexico FUNDAR, link human rights lawyer, torture, ED, indigenous people, SRR link Individual article Americas
Bondita Acharya India Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) and WinG Woman human rights defender: Working for bringing more women in all decision making process She's a member of Women in Governance (WinG) Assam. WinG is a network of women activists, leaders and civil society organisations with a common aim of bringing more women in to decision-making processes, as well as promoting peace, security and the empowerment of women. She is also the Northeast coordinator of Human Rights Defenders Alert (HRDA) and a member of the network Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS). Assam link

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Sujata Surepally India Faculty at Shatavahana University Dalit women rights, anti-corporate movement, Rights Farmer’s Dr. Sujatha Surepally, is the Principal of University College of Arts, Social Science and Commerce, Satavahana University, Karimangar and a Professor in Sociology. Besides being an academic, she’s a prominent activist and advocate for Dalit women’s rights and Adivasi rights. She’s been an active part of the Telangana statehood movement, the movement against Polavaram dam and anti-caste movement and has been writing on these issues. link

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Sanghapali Aruna India Project Mukti Dalit women rights, Digital security, students movement Executive Director of Project Mukti, a Dalit Bahujan Adivasi women, gender non-conforming, and trans led start-up working to end caste apartheid in South Asia through a promise to openness and participatory innovation. Andhra Pradesh. link

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Manjula Pradeep India Manuski Trust

Navsarjan Trust International Dalit Solidarity Network

Dalit women rights, atrocities, Buddhist movement Human rights lawyer fighting for Dalit women's rights. Was (until 2016) Executive director of Navsarjan. She trains several Dalit activists, defending cases of sexual violence and providing legal support to caste-based issues. She is also an executive committee member of the International Dalit Solidarity Network. She has represented the Dalit community at the World Conference against racism at the United Nations, and has spoken at the European Parliament. She's now at the Manuski Trust, whose mission in "to develop an All India Network of Social Activists inspired by the vision of a caste-free society and working towards community mobilisation to realise human and civil rights of marginalised people". woman peacemaker award byKroc Institute for Peace and Justice (IPJ) link Gujarat link

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Hok Kim Ngo Indonesia individual article AI Indonesia
Sumarni Indonesia Impunity/past human rights abuses Victims of Police and Army attack while protesting airport expansion (2016) link individual article AI Indonesia
Hira Tety Yoga Indonesia Impunity/past human rights abuses She's the mother of Elang Mulya Lesmana, shot dead on the day of the Trisakti shootings on May 12, 1998 and seeking justice for her son. The government has never investigated the shootings. link link individual article AI Indonesia
Ruyati Darwin Indonesia Impunity/past human rights abuses She's the mother of one of the victims of the May 1998 shootings seeking justice for her son. link

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Damaris Hutabarat Indonesia Impunity/past human rights abuses n/a individual article AI Indonesia
Marina Galanou Greece Transgender support association LGBTI Marina Galanou, a trans activist from Greece and president of the Transgender Support Association. Marina is the most well know activist in the LGBTI community in Greece and instrumental in fundamental and important changes in Greek law and practice for the visibility of trans persons and legal recognition of their gender identity. the NGO she presides offers also significant support to trans refugees and migrants including representation before the asylum service and important psycho-social support link

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Catherine Ouedraogo ] Burkina Faso FOCEB maternal health, childrens coordinator of FOCEB. Catherine Ouedraogo has been coordinating the Foceb (Fondation Cardinale Emile Biyenda) shelter since 2005. The shelter takes in girls aged 12 to 18 who have survived rape, early and forced marriage and unwanted pregnancy. Between 2001 and 2009, the shelter accommodated a total of 209 girls and 168 children, either born there or taken in with their mothers. See Wire article link

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Jeanne Gapiya Burundi ANSS health rights - care for hiv/AIDS activist and first person in Burundi to publicly disclose HIV status link

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Justine Nkurunziza Burundi COSOME women's rights won award in 2015 "Femme de courage", had to seek refuge in Canada after repression in 2015. link

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Carine Kaneza Burundi Women and Girls Movement for Peace and Security transitional justice / human rights /journalism/ conflict resolution Expert of transitional justice, human rights and link

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Manya Riche DRC Congo Peace Center politics of DRC link Individual article Africa
Ketty Nivyabandi Burundi Women and Girls Movement for Peace and Security Founding member of WGMPS, Activist and poet, had to flee to Canada. link

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Elena Reynaga Argentina AMMAR, Red Trasex Sex workers rights Founder of AMMAR and executive secretary of Red TRA SEX. Awarded prize by Arg. Senate and city of Buenos Aires link

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Karina Riquelme Chile CID-Sur indigenous rights lawyer Centro de Investigacion y Defensa Sur - defends IP rights/ CT laws. Prosecuted herself in 2010. link

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Verónica Vilches Chile MODATIMA TLERD / water Member of MODATIMA and dirigenta del comité de Agua Potable Rural (APR) San José de la comuna de Cabildo. Has suffered false charges and threats for defending access to water link

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Isabel Zuleta Colombia Movimiento Ríos Vivos TLERD Spokeperson against hidrotambo.victim of surveillance, interventions in her communications, death threats and criminalisation link Picture on ADAM is not free to use on Wikipedia individual entry Americas
Ana Maria Belique Dominican Republic reconoci.do link Statelessness, discrimination, Coordinator of reconoci.do Coordinator of Reconoci.do. As Dominican of Haitian descent she has faced discrimination and denationalizations attempts, as well as threats for her activism. link

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Gloria Ushigua Ecuador President of the Sapara Women’s Association Ashiñwaka TLERD, indigenous women Indigenous women leadership, fight against Chinese oil company, threats - signatory to Indigenous Women of the Americas – Defenders of Mother Earth Treaty Compact 2015 link

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Patricia Gualinga Ecuador Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku TLERD, indigenous Environmental/Indigenous activism, case before the IACHR, attacks on her/and her community. link

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Julia Cabello Paraguay Tierra Viva Indigenous People's rights Lawyer and director of Tierra Viva. Legal representation of the Sawhomaxaya people at national level and CIDH, faced suspension for criticising the action of the court in the case. Parte del equipo jurídico que obtuvo las tres sentencias de la CIDH contra Paraguay

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Esther “Chachi” Prieto Paraguay Indigenous People's rights defensora de los derechos de Pueblos Indígenas Individual entry AI Paraguay Americas
Verónica Zubillaga Venezuela Univ. Simón Bolívar / MIEMBRO DE LA RED DE ACTIVISMO E INVESTIGACIÓN POR LA CONVIVENCIA REACIN. Violence/Arms Academic with USB and work on impact of armed violence. link

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Pawinee Chumsri Thailand Thai Lawyers for Human Rights –TLHR link

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Pro-rights lawyer Pawinee won the Somchai Neelapaijit 2017 Award in honour of her outstanding performance in protecting human rights. Pawinee served as a human rights lawyer at the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights which represented political defendants prosecuted, especially under the coup-installed regime in the Military Court. individual entry
Christine Loudes Belgium - Northern Ireland EIGE, ILGA, etc SRR. LGBTI She was a lawyer and women's rights advocate, headed Amnesty's End FGM campaign that led to the establishment of the End FGM Network. She had also worked with ILGA-Europe (International Lesbian, Gay, Trans and Intersex Association), the European Institute for Gender Equality and the Northern Irish Human Rights Commission. NB: Please note that Christine passed away on 28 Dec 2016. link

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Elena Gorolova Czech Republic Vzájemné soužití (Life Together) roma rights / forced sterilizations Roma rights activist / focusing on justice of women affected by forced sterilisation /see Wire article link

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Sakris Kupila Finland LGBTI Transgender rights activist campaigning for reform on legal gender recognition. NB: pronoun to be used: he; (already a BRAVE case) link

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Shahnaz Islamova Kyrgyzstan Tais Plus sex workers rights, HIV/AIDS head of Tais Plus – successfully shielded off two legislative attempts to criminalize sex work in Kyrgyzstan. WHRD of remarkable courage who is not afraid to stand up to the police and go to the police station at night to help sex workers who were arbitrarily detained. link

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Nada Kiswanson The Netherlands Al-Haq Palestinian rights a human rights lawyer based in the Hague who represents Al-Haq in Europe and before the International Criminal Court (ICC). Has received death threats link

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Jeanette John Solstad Remø Norway LGBTI SRR - She is a trans rights activist (with Amnesty too), pushed changes to legal gender recognition law in Norway. W4R case. link

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Eniko Vincze Romania Academic, feminist and housing rights activist link

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Arantxa Mejias Spain Asociación de afectados/as por la venta de viviendas de de EMVS. link Derecho a la vivienda. Presidenta y portavoz de la asociación de afectados por la venta de viviendas de la EMVS (Empresa Municipal de Vivienda y Suelo). link

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Alejandra Jacinto Spain PAH (Plataforma de afectados por la hipoteca) y Asociación Libre de Abogadas y Abogados, Miembro de la Coordinadora para la Prevención y Denuncia de la Tortura (CPDT) Derecho a la vivienda. Abogada y activista por el derecho a la vivienda. Ha sido caso en el informe de AI España " Activistas sociales y el derecho a la información en el punto de mira" junio de 2017: link

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Asha Ismail Spain Save a girl save a generation: link Derechos de las Mujeres y mutilación genital femenina. Activista de origen somalí contra la mutilación genital femenina.Ella fue víctima. link

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Doris Valenzuela Spain / Colombia CONPAZ (Consolidación de la Paz Comunidades en los Territorios) Derechos Humanos. link

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Defensora de derechos humanos afrodescendiente de Buenaventura. Valenzuela ha sido víctima de amenazas de muerte por negarse a abandonar sus tierras y por desarrollar propuestas de prevención de reclutamiento forzoso y la denuncia de los intentos de involucrar a su hijo en estructuras paramilitares. Han asesinado a dos de sus hijos de 9 meses y 16 años. Ella tuvo que huir de Colombia y ha estado acogida en el Programa de Protección Temporal de Defensores y Defensoras de los Derechos Humanos de Amnistía Internacional España. Individual entry AI Spain Europe
Alba Teresa Higueras Buitrago Spain / Colombia Colectiva de mujeres refugiadas, exiliadas e inmigradas Derechos Humanos y mujer. link

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Activista colombiana que se ha dedicado a trabajar por el derecho a la salud, por el derecho a la educación, por la conservación del medio ambiente, por los derechos de las mujeres a levantarnos y organizarnos. Tuvo que salir de Colombia hace unos 15 años por amenazas debido a su trabajo como defensora. Link to Colectiva article to be written Individual entry AI Spain Europe
Leonora Castaño Spain / Colombia Mesa de Apoyo y en SISMA Mujer. pertenecia en Colombia a ANMUCIC: Asociación de Nacional de Mujeres Campesinas, Negras e Indígenas de Colombia: link Derechos de las mujeres link

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Activista en defensa de los derechos de las mujeres en Colombia. Tuvo que salir de Colombia hace trece años por amenazas debido a su trabajo como defensora. link Write entry about Sisma Mujeres, link to it. Individual entry AI Spain Europe
Maria Teresa Rivera Sweden / El Salvador SRR Abortion' refugee from El Salvador to Sweden - she was imprisoned for miscarriage and fled to Sweden when released. She is now advocating for SRR rights in El Salvador while in Sweden, with Amnesty Sweden and others link

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Vitalina Koval Ukraine women's rights and LGBTI rights See UA. - LGBTI activist, representative of regional activists movement; Vitalina is also the one who initiated and held an action on the 8th of March in Uzhgorod this year which was attacked, she is now nominated for BRAVE campaign. link Individual entry AI Ukraine Europe
Zola Kondur Ukraine Roma rights Roma activist link Individual entry AI Ukraine Europe
Inna Iryskina Ukraine LGBTI rights transgender woman, activist (link) Individual entry AI Ukraine Europe
Natalia Isaeva Ukraine Legalife Ukraine sex workers rights, HIV/AIDS head of Legalife Ukraine actively stands up against penalization of sex work in Ukraine, organizes protests and advocates among Ukrainian MPs. Natalia is a person living with HIV who is open about her status and advocates for the rights of people living with HIV as well. link

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Olena Shevchenko Ukraine Insight / ILGA Europe LGBTI rights / feminism link

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Galina Sokolova Ukraine / Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Feminist Initiatives, lgbti lesbian advocate also working on LGBTI rights and feminist issues in Kyrgyzstan for over a decade Individual entry AI Ukraine Europe
Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC UK Doughty Street Chambers - member of several HR organizations SRR Barrister, Sexual and reproductive rights advocate, esp. with the London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign. Acted in several human rights cases, including on Guantanamo, and several inquests, defended Ibrahim Halawa. Awards link

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Maria Munir TBC UK SRR campaigner Came out as non binary in public. Award winner, campaigner. Use pronoun they/them. link

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Anna Whitehouse/ Mother Pukka UK Workplace Equality Anna pioneered the Flex Appeal campaign, pushing for flexible working in a bid to encourage businesses to look at productivity over a bums-on-seats mentality. They hope that this will help prevent the 54,000 pregnant women a year from being made redundant. They believe in putting humans above business for the benefit of business. link

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Michelle Smith UK health rights Michelle founded Mpower People CIC in 2009. This not-for-profit social enterprise responds to the needs of the local community by delivering personal development, employment and business support. It also provided healthy living activities for vulnerable people in Merseyside such as those with learning difficulties, mental health issues, disabilities and older residents link

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Cyrille Rolande Bechon Cameroon Nouveaux Droits de l’Homme Cameroun Executive director NDH Cameroun. Cyrille Rolande Bechon is a human rights activist. Since 2004, she has been working with Nouveaux Droits de l’Homme, a human rights organization based in Yaoundé, Cameroon and she is the Executive Director. She is author or co-author of several articles and books on human rights and democracy. She is graduated in management and holds several human rights certificates, among which the Transitional Justice training certificate of the International Center on Transitional Justice of New York. She was born in 1982. She is married and mother and is currently preparing a PhD. link

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Celine Narmadji Chad Trop c’est trop ! porte-parole de la coalition « Trop c’est trop », suspended sentence in 2016. Previously Ligue tchadienne des droits de l’homme. Celine Narmadji is a human rights defender. She has been at the frontline since the 1990s when she became involved with the Chadian Human Rights League and then with the Association of Women for Development and a Culture of Peace in Chad. She has been the spokesperson of the "Enough is enough" movement since October 2014. The movement is a coalition formed of 19 Chadian civil society organizations aimed at defending Chadians against arbitrary treatment and various human rights violations. link

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Mekfoula Mint Brahim Mauritania Pour une Mauritanie Verte et Démocratique women's rights President of Pour une Mauritanie

Verte et Démocratique / outspoken WHRD against obscurantism / discrimination of Haratines. biologist at the National Center of Oncology/suffered smear campaign and death threat/supported case of Mkhaïtir. Description Mekfoula Mint Brahim is a biologist and a graduate of the University of Algiers. She is president of "Pour une Mauritanie Verte et Démocratique", a non-governmental organisation working on democracy and environment. A fatwa was issued against her, she was accused of blasphemy. She also received several death threats on social and traditional media. Her complaint against the lawyer of a religious movement created to defend Prophet from his detractors (El Nousra) remained without result.

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Satya Rani Chadha India Anti-dowry She launched the anti-dowry movement in Delhi and across India. Died in 2014. Neerja Bhanot award link link

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Renata Durda Poland Blue Line National Helpline for Victims of Domestic Violence. VAW feminist, anti violence campaigner link

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Elżbieta Korolczuk Poland women's rights sociologist, academic, gender studies link Individual entry AI Poland Europe
Anna Dryjańska Poland Feminoteka feminist, journalist, sociologist link

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Dariusz Grzemny Poland SRR educator, sexual education link Individual entry AI Poland Europe
Aisha Fofana Ibrahim Sierra Leone Institute for Gender Research and Documentation

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Gender, peace building Feminist scholar and activist. Director of the Institute for Gender Research and Documentation (INGRADOC) at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. Executive member of the 50/50 Group, a non-partisan group that advocates for gender parity and women’s empowerment. Aisha Fofana Ibrahim is a feminist scholar and activist and one of Sierra Leone’s foremost scholar and practitioner in Gender and Development who strongly believes that power and privilege should be used in the service of others. She straddles the divide between policy and practice, both teaching about gender to graduate students as well as promoting women’s empowerment in practice. As a gender equality activist, her most current advocacy focus has been on ensuring that the new revised Sierra Leone constitution does not continue to marginalize women and meets the gendered needs of all citizens. She is also working with her organization, the 50/50 Group to ensure that Sierra Leone has increased representation of women in its forthcoming elections of 2018. Her current academic research focus is on gender and artisanal mining and the impact of Ebola on women and girls but she also works on violence against women, women’s political participation and women’s narratives and auto/biographical writings and has publications in all these areas.

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Alessandra Ramos Makkeda Brazil trans rights, afro-descendent Ativista transexual negra pelos direitos do povo negro, das mulheres, LGBTs

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Alba Villanueva Spain Plataforma No Somos Delito. link

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Derechos humanos y libertad de expresión. Activista y portavoz de la plataforma No Somos Delito.Ha sido caso en el informe de AI España " Activistas sociales y el derecho a la información en el punto de mira" junio de 2017: link.

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Hortence Lougué Burkina Faso Association d’appui et d’eveil PUGSADA gender-based violence, education and human rights, early and forced marriage executive director of the Association of Support and Awakening Pugsada (ADEP). Hortence Lougué’s “Association d’appui et d’éveil” PUGSADA works on gender-based violence, education and human rights. She works with young girls and women who have been forced into marriage, including at a very young age, or have suffered female genital mutilation. Her organisation also supports education for girls who face early and forced marriage. link

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Tatiana Viviane CAR FHAP (Femme Homme Action Plus) HRV by LRA in CAR Coordinator of FHAP. Tatiana Viviane is a human rights defender and director of the local association Femme Homme Action Plus (FHAP) in CAR. Her organization is one of the rare ones to work monitor, document and report human rights violations committed by the Lord’s Resistance army (LRA) in the Eastern region. FHAP also provides legal, psychological support to victims. link

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Ericka Zamora Pardo, María Magdalena López Paulino Mexico Red Solidaria Década Contra la Impunidad AC fighting impunity secretaria ejecutiva de Red Decada. Working on el Charco case. link ok con perfil colectivo pero mencionando a Magdalena y Ericka Americas
Hoda Ali UK FGM and Children/Families Hoda Ali is a Community Outreach Project Manager for Safeguarding in Perivale Primary School, one of the first schools to set up an Outreach programme on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). FGM is normally carried out on young girls up to 15 years old, and Hoda believes early education is very important. link tbc AI UK Europe
Amy Varle UK homelessness Since experiencing homelessness herself at 16, Bury’s Amy has been researching and promoting a compassionate and economical solution towards the UK’s homelessness crisis. In January, she delivered her strategy to Downing Street at the Prime Minister’s request; she’s also facilitated care packages for over 100 homeless individuals. link link tbc AI UK Europe
Mehala Osborne UK VAW Mehala campaigns for the rights of survivors of domestic abuse. Through this she achieved higher priority for survivors on the housing register in Bristol. She campaigns to improve the anonymous registration process, aiding the safety of survivors and ensuring they can participate in the democratic process. link tbc AI UK Europe
Mridul Wadha UK LGBTI and VAWG Mridul Wadhwa is a trans woman. She works in Scotland to mitigate the inequalities and discrimination experienced by migrant and BME women. This includes tackling gender-based violence, forced marriage and the problem of no recourse to public funds that denies access to migrant woman in need of safety. link tbc AI UK Europe
Mandie McKeown UK Tibet Mandie has worked tirelessly in the Tibetan freedom movement since 2000 and works daily to find solutions to end the human rights violations there. In 2008 during the Olympics Mandie took part in a peaceful action in Beijing and received a 10-day sentence by Chinese authorities. link tbc AI UK Europe
Angela Glendenning UK Hannah is the founder of Baby Basics UK, a charity supporting vulnerable women, such as asylum seekers and women fleeing domestic abuse, who cannot afford basic equipment for their newborn babies. The organisation provides clothing, toiletries and other baby equipment. Baby Basics now has 30 centres across the UK. link link tbc AI UK Europe
Hannah Peck UK Baby basics Refugees and VAWG and Children/Families Hannah is the founder of Baby Basics UK, a charity supporting vulnerable women, such as asylum seekers and women fleeing domestic abuse, who cannot afford basic equipment for their newborn babies. The organisation provides clothing, toiletries and other baby equipment. Baby Basics now has 30 centres across the UK. link tbc AI UK Europe
Joy Lewis UK Adopt an intern Workplace Equality In 2009, Joy founded the social enterprise Adopt An Intern to tackle the problem of unpaid internships across the UK’s businesses. A strong advocate for diversity and inclusion, she works with top companies to implement quality paid internships and graduate schemes, helping place more than 1,450 people across 800+ companies. link link tbc AI UK Europe
Vicky Spratt UK Make renting fair housing Vicky is a campaigning journalist, documentary maker and housing campaigner. Her campaign Make Renting Fair succeeded in getting letting fees for tenants in England banned. She has also spoken at political conferences about the need for fairness and security in renting and highlighted how serious the problem it is. link tbc AI UK Europe
Klina Jordan UK Make votes matter electoral reform Despite resenting politics as ‘two groups of blokes shouting at each other,’ Klina was spurred on by the 2015 general election to found electoral reform campaign Make Votes Matter. She’s instrumental in the fight for proportional representation in the House of Commons, arguing that women and ethnic minorities will be better represented by this system. link link tbc AI UK Europe
Polly Harrar UK Sharan Project VAW Polly set up the Sharan Project to support Asian women suffering from abuse and gender-based violence. Whether it is forced marriage or domestic abuse the Sharan project provides ongoing support for women and helps them rebuild their lives. Polly works tirelessly for this cause, providing resources that empower women to make informed choices about their future. link tbc AI UK Europe
Joeli Brearley UK Pregnant then screwed Reproductive health and rights and Children/Families Founder of Pregnant Then Screwed, a project which protects and supports the victims of pregnancy and maternity discrimination and campaigns for cultural and legislative change. Joeli works to break down the inequalities women encounter from the point that they get pregnant. link link tbc AI UK Europe
Alejandra Nuño Ruiz-Velasco, Ana Lorena Delgadillo Mexico Fundación para la Justicia y el Estado Democrático de Derecho - link human rights in mexico, violence against women, migrants, impunity Both are human rights lawyers. Ana Lorena Delgadillo is the Director of Fundacion and winner of Premio de Derechos Humanos de la República Francesa 2016 link

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Orfe Castillo, Marusia Lopez Mexico JASS and IM Defensoras women's rights / defenders Orfe: JASS mexico coordinator, fundadora del Consorcio Para el dialogo parlamentario y la equidad (feminist organization). Marusia: JASS Senior Associate, Power & Protection of Women Activists link

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Gloria Luna Colombia Red de Mujeres del Chocó rights of afrodescendent women, right to education Spokesperson for Red Mujeres del Choco. link

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Tep Vanny Cambodia Boeung Kak Lake community and land activist Land's rights link

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Nget Khun (aka "Mommy") Kong Chantha Bou Chhorvy Bov Sophea Im Touch Song Sreyleap Phan Chhunreth Nong Sreng Phoung Sopheap Tim Sakmony

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Wang Qiaoling 王峭玲, Li Wenzu 李文足, Yuan Shanshan原珊珊, Chen Guiqiu 陈桂秋, Liu Ermin 刘二敏 China Human rights defenders, lawyers, family members of HRDs 1. They are all wives of human rights lawyers who have been detained and/or sentenced during the lawyers’ crackdown started in 2015

2. They started their activism to seek justice for their husbands. However, they have been extending their support to other human rights activists in China 3. They launched campaigns advocating for the release of their husbands, often producing creative and satirical videos, publicly sharing their latest actions and openly questioning the unlawful practices of the authorities. 4. The family members of targeted lawyers and activists have been subject to police surveillance, harassment and restricted freedom of movement.

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