Wollstonecraft Society

Wollstonecraft Society

At a glance

Causes

  • Education
  • Human rights

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
National - Britain

Objectives

Bringing Mary Wollstonecraft’s legacy of human rights, equality and justice into young people’s lives is the heart of the Society’s work.

Mary Wollstonecraft herself overcame limited education and a background of domestic violence to become an educational and political pioneer, and one of the greatest thinkers of the eighteenth century. She was declared an inspiration to the Suffragettes in 1891 and to Prime Minister Gladstone in establishing State education for all children in 1870. 

Activities

The work of the Society is focused on education..primary school KS1/2 resources and the Accreditation of completing schools as ‘Wollstonecraft Schools’, Secondary schools competitive civic opportunity, University annual lecture series, on-line community engagement.

Current opportunities

The Wollstonecraft Society is bringing Mary Wollstonecraft’s legacy of human rights, equality and justice into young people’s lives through free...