Woman Becomes a Man to Protest Sweden's Unequal Pay

Volontaire Takes Bold Step to Illustrate Gender Gap for International Women's Day

Published on Mar 05, 2014

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To celebrate International Women's Day, which falls on March 8, Swedish agency Volontaire and the country's largest labor union Kommunal have released this startling video that shows a woman getting an unusual makeover--she turns into a man. Anna Nordstrom, chairwoman of the organization, loses her hair, dons a suit and overall just gets more masculine to show how each day, women only get paid for their hours worked until 4:00, when compared to the average daily wages of their male counterparts. The only way to solve that, as the video shows, is to grow a penis.

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Mar 05, 2014

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