All this March, we’ll be blogging weekly about a woman – or women – who made history in that week. As well as looking at what she did that day, we’ll look at the impact of her actions and what led her to it.
Women’s stories are part of our histories: tell them to anyone who will listen.
The blue plaque scheme in London, UK, honours the notable men and women who have lived or worked in them. But mostly the men.
English Heritage, who run the scheme, have asked the public for help on improving the percentage of blue plaques dedicated to women. Moira crunched some numbers for this article on the CityMetric website:
Which London boroughs have the best gender balance in their blue plaques?