Refusal to hire a woman as a steers person of a river boat identified as discrimination (

The lawsuit that had been lasting for five years in the town of Samara, is over. The court agreed that the Ship Management Department’s decision to not hire Svetlana Medvedeva as a steers person because she is a woman, is discriminatory one.

(informal translation of the intro paragraph by GLORI Foundation, the original in Russian is available at

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