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This article is a list of notable women's rights activists, arranged alphabetically by modern country names and by the names of the persons listed.
Lesley Abdela (1945- ) is a women’s rights campaigner, gender consultant and journalist who has worked for women’s representation in over 40 countries including post-conflict countries: Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Iraq, Afghanistan, Nepal and Aceh. In 1980 she founded the all-Party 300 Group to campaign to get more women into local, national and European politics in the UK. Author of 100s of features in Guardian, Times, Independent and major women’s magazines and the paperback Women with X Appeal: Women Politicians in Britain Today (London: Macdonald Optima 1989).
Board of directors of "Jam'iat e nesvan e vatan-khah" (Society of Patriotic Women) – a radical women's rights association in Tehran (1923–33)