Jane Austen was an English novelist known for her social commentary and biting wit. She went against the grain by writing and publishing novels at a time in history when female authors were not generally accepted by society at large.
The figure is available on its own, or as part of our International Women's Day 2021 set.
Printed on to genuine LEGO parts, these minifigs are the most amazing quality and fit into any LEGO enthusiast's collection.
The quote on her back reads: "Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world" (an excerpt from the longer quote from Mansfield Park: “Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.”)
Kiva is an international non-profit organisation that gives out micro-loans to women around the world to help them with their small businesses. The money is a loan and not a donation. When the loan is paid back to us, we then add the money straight back to the loan pot again, so that more and more women can benefit from these micro-loans. We do not receive interest from these loans.
The Chrysalis Youth Empowerment Network (Uganda) aim to advance gender equality through girls’ education.
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