Gap Fill - Traffic Signals - Level 5


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There are now red and green of people in dresses on traffic signals in the Australian city of Melbourne. The ten new are part of a gender equality campaign. The Minister for Women explained that the trial was so there could be more images of women in public . She said: "There are many , but symbolically significant that women are excluded from public space. This is a way to make public space more for women." She hopes the city's signals will have numbers of male and female figures on them in the .

There has been a response to the new signals. Many say the scheme is unnecessary and a of ' money. A leading critic is Melbourne's mayor, who told reporters: "I'm all for doing we can for gender equity, but….Unfortunately, I think this sort of exercise is more likely to bring ." Others said it was a sign of correctness gone wrong. Social media users asked why the female image has a dress, when many women wear trousers. Others said the money should have gone to projects that helped people in .

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