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'Mind the Pay Gap'

To mark Equal Pay Day in Germany, Berlin's public transport operator - BVG - is offering all female passengers a 21% discount on their transport fees.

It's a gesture to bridge the pay gap between men and women, with the campaign being dubbed "Mind the Pay Gap".

Petra Nelken is spokesperson for BVG. She spoke to Newsday's Lawrence Pollard who asked why the discount was specifically 21%...

(Photo: Travelers are seen at a U-Bahn station in Berlin. Credit: Getty Images)

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