This bicentennial, get to know these 10 women pioneers from Singapore's history

(Clockwise from top left) Maggie Lim nee Tan, first female winner of the Queen's Scholarship; Dr Charlotte Ferguson-Davie, who set up clinics for women and children; Maria Dyer, founder of Singapore's first girls' school; Che Zahara Noor Mohamed, founder of Malay Women's Welfare Association. PHOTOS: FACEBOOK/PERANAKAN MUSEUM OF SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME, WIKIPEDIA. SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE
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SINGAPORE - Where are the women?

That was the question raised by Ms Margaret Thomas when four statues of Singapore's early pioneers were installed alongside the Singapore River statue of Sir Stamford Raffles in January as part of this year's activities to mark the bicentennial - which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the British's arrival here.

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