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Moscow metro hires women drivers after rule changes

Moscow's metro says it has hired its first female train drivers since controversial rules banning women from certain jobs were lifted last year.
Moscow metro hires women drivers after rule changes
4 months ago|Moscow, Russian Federation

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Moscow metro hires women drivers after rule changes

It comes after rules banning women from 356 jobs considered "too dangerous" were lifted last year.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
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Moscow metro hires first female train drivers in modern history

Role of train operator removed from government’s register of jobs deemed harmful to women’s healthThe Moscow metro has hired female drivers for the first time in its recent history, following changes in Russian legislation prohibiting women from many professions.The Russian capital’s transport system, which oversees the sprawling metro network, said in a statement that “the first female electric train drivers in modern history started working fo…

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Women are finally driving Moscow's subway trains after a decades

Trains on the Moscow's famous Metro subway system will now be driven by women, after a decades-long ban on female drivers was overturned.

4 months ago|Toronto, Canada
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Women can finally drive Moscow's subway trains

Trains on the Moscow's famous Metro subway system will now be driven by women, after a decades-long ban on female drivers was overturned.

4 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Moscow metro hires first female drivers after a decades

Trains on Moscow's famous metro subway system has hired female drivers for the first time in its recent history, following recent changes in controversial Russian legislation prohibiting women from many professions. Women were allowed to drive trains from 1936, but a ban on hiring new female drivers in Moscow was introduced in the late 1980s. The legislation has been altered by Russia's ministry of labour.

4 months ago|Noida, India
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Women are finally driving Moscow's subway trains after a decades-long ban

Trains on the Moscow’s famous Metro subway system will now be driven by women, after a decades-long ban on female drivers was overturned.The first of a new generation of women drivers started work on Sunday, according to a statement from the Moscow Department of Transportation.Russia’s Ministry of Labor ordered that women be allowed to drive trains on the network a year ago, and now the first cohort have successfully completed a training program…

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Women are finally driving Moscow's subway trains after a decades-long ban - Local News 8

Trains on the Moscow’s famous Metro subway system will now be driven by women, after a decades-long ban on female drivers was overturned.The first of a new generation of women drivers started work on Sunday, according to a statement from the Moscow Department of Transportation.Russia’s Ministry of Labor ordered that women be allowed to drive trains on the network a year ago, and now the first cohort have successfully completed a training program…

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Moscow Metro Hires First Women Train Drivers

The trains were historically operated by men because the work was listed on the government's register of jobs deemed harmful to women's health.

4 months ago|Moscow, Russian Federation
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BKU trains women in driving tractors to lead January 26 farmers' procession

The union has planned to train 500 women as tractor drivers The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) is imparting driving training to women hailing from villages, who will then lead the procession of tractor-trolleys carrying farmers to participate in the ‘tractor parade’ in Delhi on the Republic Day.

4 months ago|Chandigarh, India
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Moscow Metro hires first women train drivers in recent history — Meduza

As of Monday, January 3, women train drivers began working in the Moscow Metro for the first time in Russia’s recent history. The head of the city’s Transport Department, Maxim Liksutov, made the announcement on Telegram, adding that the female drivers will be driving the trains on the subway’s Filevskaya Line.

4 months ago|Riga, Latvia
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