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First Slovenian female pedestrian crossing light installed in Kranj

Kranj, 7 March - Kranj will install a special crossing light depicting female figures on 8 March, International Women's Day, marking the first time male pedestrian figures are replaced with female ones in Slovenia.

Kranj
The city of Kranj gets Slovenia's first crossing light with a female figure.
Photo: Tikara Zupan/STA

Kranj
The city of Kranj gets Slovenia's first crossing light with a female figure.
Photo: Tikara Zupan/STA

Kranj
The city of Kranj gets Slovenia's first crossing light with a female figure.
Photo: Tikara Zupan/STA

Kranj
The city of Kranj gets Slovenia's first crossing light with a female figure.
Photo: Tikara Zupan/STA

The crossing light will be installed in front of the Kranj Gynaecology and Obstetrics Hospital.

Despite women's numerous efforts to achieve gender equality, male figures are still predominant in a lot of cases, said the city council, adding that the same applies to crossing lights.

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