Nicola Raimes, alumni of Royal Holloway, produced podcasts on behalf of Historic England about the 'Unsung Heroes of the Anti-Slavery Movement' 

She said: "I feel it is important the stories of these pioneering women of the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to wider public attention, particularly to mark the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.

We tend to concentrate on men like William Wilberforce; yet as the podcasts describe, women were vital to the abolitionist cause. That they campaigned at a time when society severely constrained women's activities, is all the more remarkable."

 

To read more about the podcasts, click here: https://historicengland.org.uk/news-and-features/news/anti-slavery-heroines