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Mary On The Green

Feb. 25, 2016

By 2015 the campaign to honour Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the country's foremost feminist thinkers, had been attracting media coverage for some time from the Guardian to the Telegraph and on the BBC. See maryonthegreen.org for all this coverage and their great video with Melvyn Bragg, Kirsty Wark and Shami Chakrabarti.

maryonthegreen.org

Photo by Neil Wissink

On a broader note, the site estimates that the ratio of men to women in London's public statues is ten to one... Not what you would call a fair representation of women, given that women are 50% of the population.