New York’s Central Park to erect first sculpture honoring women

Monument will depict three pioneers in fight for women’s rights: Susan B Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth

New York’s Central Park has 23 statues of men, who left their mark in history, but not a single one honoring the accomplishments of a woman.

That will change after a city commission voted on Monday to erect a monument depicting three pioneers in the fight for women’s rights: Susan B Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth.

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Original source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/21/new-york-central-park-first-sculpture-honoring-women

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