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Campaign for Mary Wollstonecraft public memorial on Newington Green gains momentum. Mary on the Green campaign shortlists two designs for ‘foremother of feminism’ statue, and launches petition calling for London Mayor’s support. A long-running campaign to memorialise Mary Wollstonecraft on Newington Green has gathered pace in recent weeks. Two designs for a proposed public artwork were shortlisted by the Mary on the Green (MOTG) campaign group, with celebrated artists Maggi Hambling and Martin Jennings making the cut. A petition was also launched calling for the support of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, and this has gathered over 1,400 signatures at time of writing.calling for the support of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, and this has gathered over 1,400 signatures at time of writing. New Unity’s minister Rev Andy Pakula gave the memorial campaign the full support of his church, saying: “Mary Wollstonecraft was an inspiring visionary figure. She not only spoke about women’s rights, she lived a life of freedom, to the condemnation of history. It is high time that she was properly honoured for the ground-breaking work she did.”