Oksana Shachko

 

 

Age: 31

 

Summary: Ukrainian artist and founder of Femen, a women's rights group famous for its topless political protests, who along with several other activists from the university town of Khmelnytsky, Ukraine founded Femen in 2008 and decided to demonstrate topless, often with political slogans written on their bodies after a few controversial protests, whose members protested in Ukraine against sexual exploitation at times braving icy temperatures, including in Davos, Switzerland (the scene of an annual conference of world political and business leaders) against income inequality and in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican against policies of the Roman Catholic Church.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by hanging

 

Born: January 31, 1987

 

Died: July 23, 2018

 

Location: Montrouge, France