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Women of Steel is a bronze sculpture that commemorates the women of Sheffield who worked in the city's steel industry during World War I and World War II. It was sculpted by Martin Jennings, and unveiled in June 2016.[1][2]

The sculpture was commissioned by Sheffield City Council, and cost £150,000. The unveiling was attended by 100 women who worked in the steelworks.[1][3]

Additional money that was raised for the statue paid for medallions to commemorate the women who worked in Sheffield's steelworks during the world wars. The medallions were made by the Sheffield Assay office, with 100 women having applied for them and 400 family members of deceased women steelworkers.[1]

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Coordinates: 53°22′50″N 1°28′21″W / 53.38048°N 1.47263°W / 53.38048; -1.47263

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