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Merkel says much left to do for women's rights

AP  |  Berlin 

German says on that while much has been achieved, the struggle for more equality for women in and worldwide must continue.

Merkel, considered one of the world's most powerful women, said today in a video message that "many women before us have made sacrifices and fought persistently so that women would have more rights ... but there's still a lot to do."

The said that, "there are also new tasks for men", but she didn't elaborate further.

added, "Therefore today is not only a day to look back at what has been achieved, but also a day on which we say the struggle for equal rights of women continues.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 20:05 IST
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