Women striving for social justice have often directed their efforts toward the most vulnerable in society, the world's children. From Princess Diana's charitable work on behalf of children to the efforts of activists like Joan Baez and Dolores Huerta, these famous female children's right activists have helped improve the lives of our youngest citizens.
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As a young girl, Malala Yousafzai defied the Taliban in Pakistan and demanded that girls be allowed to receive an education. She was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012, but survived. In 2014, she became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
Diana, Princess of Wales, refused to wear Chanel's logo after her divorce from Prince Charles because the CC initials reminded her of Charles and Camilla, Australian designer Jayson Brundson told Harper’s Bazaar. "For photo optics, people would have honed in on that,” he said.
Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter and activist who is best known for songs like 'There But for Fortune,' 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' and 'Diamonds and Rust' while serving as a voice for protest movements around the world.