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4 lists about humanitarians

Humanitarian work is inspiring. That’s because it demonstrates the best qualities in human beings, particularly caring and compassion. Thanks to these brave and amazing people, our daily work is full of inspiration, and we would like to share some of that passion with you. Here are 4 lists about humanitarians of today and the past. Although we must say beforehand, it is inspiring to see famous humanitarians at work. Because of that, we talked to a few humanitarians that work every day to make the world a better place. They are our true heroes.

Most Inspiring Humanitarians 2016: From the Grapevine

Fromthegrapevine.com put together a compelling list of humanitarians. While many names we’ve heard of hundreds of times, these men and women are not famous. Rather, they work tirelessly every day to help those in need.

For example, Ofir Drori takes on wildlife traffickers. His organization has been part of over 1,400 arrests and prosecutions implicating wildlife criminals. On the other hand, Gili Navon helps women gain equality and independence. She works with tribeswomen from rural villages in India through a cooperative. Today, many of the women are able to generate income from their crafts.  Learn about the other five inspiring humanitarians here.

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The Top 20 Influential Women in the World Today – The Feminist eZine

Many lists of famous and inspiring people, particularly in history, lack one thing:  gender balance! To level the playing field, The Feminist eZine has put together a list: The Top 20 Influential Women in the World Today.

The list ranges quite a bit in terms of occupations, age, and background. Some of these women are not humanitarians per se. However, most of them do have a humanitarian mission in one way or another.

It’s possible that you have not heard of Aung San Suu Kyi before. Yet, she is one of the symbolic figures of peaceful demonstration. She has spent the better part of her life promoting democracy in Myanmar in a civil manner. Another woman on the list is Yoani Sanchez. A journalist from Cuba, she has faced many barriers to publishing her stories of Cuban life under the censored regime. Nevertheless, she does get her messages across despite potential repercussions. Want to learn who the other 18 women are? Click here.

10 Most Famous Humanitarians: Wonderslist

These men and women barely need an introduction. You have probably have heard their names many times before. Wonderslist includes the likes of Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, and Nelson Mandela on their list of the 10 Most Famous Humanitarians.

However, there are a couple of surprises on the list. For example, Michael Jackson is on it for his immense monetary contributions to fighting famines in Africa as well as other causes. Find out who else is on the list by clicking here.

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners: Raptim

We have also put together a comprehensive list of world-famous humanitarians. This one is to commemorate the achievements of the Nobel Peace Prize Winners. Each of these men, women, and organizations has made significant contributions to the peace in our world today.

Most recently, there are some names that you may have seen in the news. Malala is definitely symbolic. Since a very young age, she has fought for gender equality in Pakistan under the Taliban regime. On the other hand, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the first democratically elected female president of Liberia. She has had an incredible impact on the state of peace in Africa. Curious to see the entire list of Nobel Peace Prize Winners since 1901? Click here.

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Bonus: More Lists about Humanitarians

As we know our readers love lists, here is an overview of other lists with humanitarians we have written about.

Five Famous Humanitarians that Inspire us All

Three Humanitarians that Became Saints

Seven Celebrities doing Great Humanitarian Work

Women that Have Gained Humanitarian Fame

Nine Must-See Humanitarian Photographers

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