Alison Lapper's statue in Trafalgar Square in 2005
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Should more famous women be depicted as statues?

Former newspaper editor Janet Street-Porter is backing a campaign to celebrate more women in the form of statues.

A survey found that of the 640 listed statues in the UK, only 15% are of women and most of those are statues of monarchs or mythological characters.

5 liveBreakfast asked Ms Street-Porter why more women should be depicted.

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  • 23 Aug 2012