Sweden's Road Signs to Get Feminine Silhouettes
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
We don't know if a woman will reach the White House at the start of next year, but we do know that next year women will take this step forward: They will step forward on road signs - you know, the signs at pedestrian crossings that show a silhouette of a walking man. People in Sweden got to wondering why it was a man. So a new sign goes up next year. The government is designing a female alternative as part of an effort to show more gender balance.
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