Millicent Fawcett inspires the first female statue in Parliament Square

Millicent Fawcett new statue unveiledTo mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in Britain the first statue of a woman has today been unveiled in London’s Parliament Square.  Splendidly rendered in bronze by sculptor Gillian Wearing, Millicent Fawcett now stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the likes of Sir Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi outside the Palace of Westminster.

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