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Gender equality at last...on pedestrian crossings!

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Gender equality at last...on pedestrian crossings!

<p>Crossing the road will never be the same again in the Spanish city of Valencia. </p> <p>From now on, female pedestrian lights will help people get to the other side in several spots. </p> <p>The initiative launched to mark <a href="http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/">International Women’s Day</a> on Tuesday March 8 will see feminine silhouettes on one side of the crossing and traditional figures on the other.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="fr"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">8 March is Int'l Women’s Day! Get ready w/ info, videos, photos & more: <a href="https://t.co/hakVvHWBA5">https://t.co/hakVvHWBA5</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IWD2016?src=hash">#IWD2016</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Planet5050?src=hash">#Planet5050</a> <a href="https://t.co/7TxgHzbBQZ">pic.twitter.com/7TxgHzbBQZ</a></p>— UN Women (@UN_Women) <a href="https://twitter.com/UN_Women/status/705114265313742848">2 mars 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p>