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Diana Russell
Born Diana Elizabeth Hamilton Russell
(1938-11-06)6 November 1938
Cape Town, South Africa
Died 28 July 2020(2020-07-28) (aged 81)
Oakland, California, US
Occupation Professor emerita, feminist, author, and activist
Alma mater University of Cape Town, London School of Economics, Harvard University
Period 1967–present
Literary movement Women's rights, human rights, Anti-Apartheid Movement

Diana E. H. Russell (6 November 1938 – 28 July 2020) was a South African feminist writer and activist. B

For the past 45 years she was engaged in research on violence against women and girls. She wrote many books and articles.

For The Secret Trauma, she was co-recipient of the 1986 C. Wright Mills Award. She was also the recipient of the 2001 Humanist Heroine Award from the American Humanist Association.

She was also an organizer of the First International Tribunal on Crimes against Women, in Brussels in March 1976.

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