Social media gives all advocates a platform to share their message. Women’s rights advocates take to social to fight for everything from equal rights to ending period poverty. Whether you want to stay informed, be inspired, or aspire to be a strong female leader, check out this list of strong women’s rights influencers who raise awareness about women’s and social issues.
14 women’s rights influencers educating on social media
Mother, author, filmmaker and activist Paola served as the co-founder/artistic director of 2017’s Women’s March. Paola is a mid-tier Instagram influencer who speaks up on reproductive rights from a personal perspective and rallies her followers to support women’s rights issues.
British campaigner, writer and public speaker Gina is a passionate pursuer of “gender equality for all.” She became known for her efforts to make “upskirting” illegal in England and Wales, which resulted in 2019’s Voyeurism Act. Her 108K Instagram followers see posts of Gina attending women’s rights rallies and discussing important topics.
Sonita is an Afghan rapper and activist who is passionate about ending forced child labor and child marriage. Currently living in the United States, Sonita uses her talents as a tool to help her cause across the globe, shedding light on the plight of Afghan women and raising money to prevent young girls from being sold into marriage in her native country.
Linda is an American author and women’s rights activist serving as co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March and Day Without A Woman, as well as 2019’s Women’s March. Whether she’s being honored for her human rights work or fighting the good fight at a protest, Linda remains focused on her mission.
Ashley Lukashevsky – ashluka
Ashley is a visual artist, illustrator and graphic designer whose work focuses on progressive social movements and important issues, including women’s rights. Whether she’s illustrating a colorful children’s book based on a young female character, a book about reproductive rights, or painting a mural with an uplifting message of female empowerment, Ashley’s art is moving.
Laura is an English feminist writer, activist and founder of the Everyday Sexism Project. Laura shares her must-read book suggestions, speaks on the harmful effects of sexist statements commonly made to women, and participates in events promoting activism and feminist publishing to further her impact on the world of women’s rights.
British actress, “I Weigh!” podcaster and “feminist in progress” Jameela is best known for her role on TV’s “The Good Place.” In addition to spreading awareness about period poverty, Jameela never shies away from sharing her thoughts on female empowerment with her 3.6 million Instagram followers.
Sarah Sophie Flicker
Sarah is an actress, activist and national organizer for the Women’s March. The Instagram influencer stays on the front line of the fight for women’s rights, which includes encouraging men to participate in the Women’s March and motivating the masses to keep showing up for what matters most.
Kate Hurst – kateontheblog
Kate is an Ontario-based blogger and mom who shares all about her “honest motherhood” and family lifestyle journey. Kate promotes self-love by practicing positive self-talk and daily affirmations, which can help improve a woman’s mental mindset — a habit she is passing along to her daughter.