Great Britain traditionally takes one of the top position in the quality of life raitings. However, there are still things to be changed. Meet these 7 stunning ladies who are here to make Great Britain better than great. 

 

Ruth Ibegbuna

Ruth Ibegbuna is a hope and support of British youth. Looking for new ways to transform young people’s lives, she started a project called Reclaim. Founder and CEO of RECLAIM, building on her successful teaching career to develop innovative strengths-based work which enables young people to achieve their potential. Originally from Bradford, Ruth was a senior teacher in a South Manchester state school and supported young people in obtaining some of the best GCSE results in the country.  She began developing the RECLAIM Project out of her frustration at seeing so much wasted potential in young people; often written off due to their postcodes or through appallingly low expectations of their outcomes. uth was listed in The Sunday Times as one of the 500 most influential people in the UK, in The Debrett’s 500 in 2016. She was also listed by Virgin and Ashoka as one of the top six female change makers internationally.

 

Julie Bindel

Great Brital has the longest history of defending women’s rights. However, the new era gives new challanges and problems to struggle with. Julie Bindel is a significant person for the modern femimist British society. She is a freelance journalist and political activist, and a founder of Justice for Women. She is the author of Straight Expectations, and The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth, published in September 2017. Justice for Women contributes to the global effort to eradicate male violence against women, which includes sexual and domestic violence, and coercive control. It focuses on the criminal justice system of England and Wales. They aim to identify and change those areas of law, policy and practice relating to male violence against women, where women are discriminated against on the basis of their gender. Over the past years, Justice for Women has developed considerable legal expertise in this area, and has been involved in a number of significant cases at the Court of Appeal that have resulted in women’s original murder convictions being overturned.

Temi Mwale

This girl is only in her twenties, but she is already mentioned in 3 Forbes lists: “30 Under 30 – Europe – Social Entrepreneurs“, “30 Under 30 – Europe – Dorm Room Founders“,  and “30 Under 30 – Europe – Youngest“. How? She deals with the problem that concerns her gneration. Mwale created the youth-led social enterprise The 4Front Project to find solutions to street violence affecting young people. The mission is to empower young people and communities to improve their lives while understanding and reducing serious youth violence and the systemic conditions that cause it. Mwale has created an intervention program that empowers young people to find a new path. Also, as just 21-years-old, she has received a Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Award and David Cameron’s Points of Light Award, in addition to being named IARS Peacemeaker of the Year.

 

Jess Phillips

Jess Phillips is a face of modern British female politics. She has been an MP for Birmingham, Yardley since 2015 and now she  is fighting for the rights of other badass women in a heavily male dominated sector. She is a young, sassy Labour MP for an inner-city marginal, and she describes herself as the only woman in a family of boys, – that’s why she knows since childhood how it is difficult to live in a world that traditionaly belongs to men. In January 2016, Phillips said on Question Time that events akin to the mass sexual assaults in Cologne happened every week on Birmingham’s Broad Street. She insisted any “patriarchal culture” must be challenged, but the UK should not “rest on its laurels” where two women are murdered every week. Her remarks provoked criticism in Birmingham from the local police and the general public, including calls to resign, but were sustained by others, “This isn’t something that refugees have brought into our country. This is something that’s always existed“, she told the Birmingham Mail in response to the criticism.

 

Ros Altmann

There are a lot of activists defending youth. But is there anybody who support people on their declining years? Rosalind Miriam Altmann, Baroness Altmann, a British peer, leading UK pensions expert, and political campaigner. She was appointed to the House of Lords following the 2015 general election as a Conservative, but describes her work both before and after the election as being politically independent, championing ordinary people and social justice. Altmann is an expert on later life issues – particularly pensions and retirement policy, investment, savings, annuities and social care funding. She is an economist by training and worked in fund management in the City for many years. Altman has devoted much of her career to highlighting financial injustice, helping ordinary members of the public pro bono and explaining complex financial or economic issues for the layperson. She is highly regarded as a consumer champion.

 

Yasmin Ahmed

Media is a strong tool to influence people’s minds. Yasmin Ahmed is a senior law student in the University of Hull, a broadcast journalist and digital activist that representing the views of minority women in the media and on panels across the world. She is making great strides towards diversifying the media in the UK. She is writing on topics concerning inclusive laws for minorities and also about issues minorities face in the sphere of law industry. Since her first university year she is an author for world-famous newpapers like The Guardian.

Caroline Criado-Perez

One more active journalist in our list is Caroline Criado-Perez, a Brazilian-born British feminist. She has been involved in campaigns for women to gain better representation in the British media and to be depicted on banknotes. Her efforts in part led to a decision by the Bank of England to review the selection process for future banknotes. Since this decision, the image of Jane Austen has appeared on the £10 note in 2017. Furhermore, Caroline is a founder of The Women’s Room that aims to eradicate underrepresentation of women in media: any female expert who feels discriminated and thinks that she deserves more attention from media, can adress the website. Also Criado-Peres created a Week Woman blog and has written for publications including the New Statesman, and The Huffington Post.

Great Britain, as a model of an ideal state, still has problems. But so far these ladies are here, it becomes more and more better place, so the activists of other nationalities get inspired to chage places they live in.

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