Women in Berlin to receive public transport discount to highlight gender pay gap – The Independent

Women in Berlin[1] are to receive a 21 per cent discount on public transport[2] in the city to raise awareness of the gender pay gap[3] in Germany[4].

The discount, which will be enacted on Monday 18 March, has been organised by Berlin's public transport operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG).

The concession will be implemented on the same day as Equal Pay Day[5] in Germany, an event observed on various dates around the world.