Commemorating a revolutionary woman...
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"Every woman who wants to make an impact on the way this country is run — from the House of Commons to the pub quiz — has Mary Wollstonecraft to thank." -Mary Beard, Cambridge Professor of Classics
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), remembered as “the mother of British feminism” and a pioneer in other fields, was a remarkable Londoner and international citizen who deserves a proper memorial. Newington Green, in London, where she lived as a young woman and began to see the injustices of the world through political eyes, is the obvious place. Newington Green Action Group, a neighbourhood association and registered charity with a substantial track record, proposes to raise a statue in her honour.
This site will explain how you can show your support and get involved.
How you can help
- Donate: your financial contribution will help to fund the commissioning production of a substantial memorial to Mary Wollstonecraft on Newington Green. Clicking the button below will bring you to the Charities Aid Foundation donation page for the Newington Green Action Group.
Header image based on portrait of Mary Wollstonecraft by John Opie © National Portrait Gallery, London