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VIDEO: Berliners on what Women's Day means to them

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Christine Madden - [email protected]
VIDEO: Berliners on what Women's Day means to them
Women went on strike in the middle of Berlin for a variety of feminist causes. Photo: DPA

On March 8th, 2019, International Women's Day was celebrated for the first time as a bank holiday in Berlin. Not every woman in the capital was celebrating the move, though.

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We spoke to locals about what the holiday means to them, and if and how they will be honouring the day.

In the capital, Women's Day was celebrated as holiday for the first time on this Friday, with the liberal government of Berlin the first state to introduce this day off.

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