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Women in France

Posted on October 14, 2020


While France is a relatively safe destination for women, the country does lag behind others in regards to representation in the workforce and wages. France has a reputation of progressive views of femininity and female sexuality, but some travelers find that these views relate primarily to the kinds of feminisms that also benefit men. The #metoo movement has gained some traction in France as well, and it has prompted some governmental reevaluation of responses to sexual harassment and violence.

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