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Back equality of the sexes, Bono urges Donald Trump

By David Mercer

Published 16/11/2016

Bono with his wife Ali and daughters Eve and Jordan
Bono with his wife Ali and daughters Eve and Jordan

Bono urged US President-elect Donald Trump to make gender equality "a priority" he was honoured at Glamour's Women of the Year awards.

The Irish musician received the magazine's first Man of the Year award at the star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles.

On stage, Bono said: "As my daughter Jordan says, there is nowhere on earth where women have the same opportunities as men.

"Unless we address this problem, both men and women together, the world will continue down this misogynistic, violent and impoverished path.

"I say to the President-elect: look across to women, make equality a priority - it is the only way forward.

"The train is leaving the station, be on it or be under it."

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