I love this. We have to stop treating men as better just because they are the businessmen and engineers and scientists and plumbers and farmers and electricians.
Women are social workers and that's important too.


march 8 2017 Pedestrian traffic lights showing female figures rather than male have been installed in Melbourne to reduce “unconscious bias” and promote gender equality, officials said on International Women’s Day on Wednesday.

Ten stop/go lights depicting a figure in a dress were switched on at one of the city’s busiest intersections, though some questioned the point of the 12-month trial.

“The idea behind this equal crossings initiative … is to promote gender equality and reduce unconscious bias through changing some of the iconography we see every day,” Martine Letts from advocacy group The Committee of Melbourne, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The move met with a mixed response, with some poking fun.