The statue stands across the road from the Crown Bar, one of Belfast's most iconic places of interest - an original gin palace which still serves great food. Inside, the bar is laid out in booths which would have been used by the ladies who congregated in Amelia Street on the corner.
One of the women is an office worker with quotes about equal pay and various office acroutements attached to her
The second is a mother with the trappings of motherhood, babyhood and the home.
There's a real mixed bag of comments on Trip Advisor which, apart from Wikipedia, was the only place I could find any information about this - some people thought they were ugly and in the wrong place.
I think they're fabulous.
The sculpture was commissioned in the late 80s by the Department of the Environment and after it was dropped a private client recommissioned it in 1992.