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Millicent Fawcett: Women's Rights Activist

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You may know me because I created the first all women 's college named Newham University of Cambridge. I also was a writer and a women 's rights activist. My name is Millicent Fawcett. I was born in Aldeburgh, United Kingdom on June 11, 1847. I grew up in a middle class family and I had 11 brothers and sisters. My spouse, as you may know, was Henry Fawcett. He died November 6, 1884.
I created Newham College University Of Cambridge in 1871. I wanted to create a college because my sister wanted to become a doctor but she couldn’t, because only men could get a college education. I wanted to make a difference in my community, so I created Newham and I didn’t realize that I would change...not just my community but
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