French connections

French politics: A boys' club?

FRENCH CONNECTIONS - Thurs. 08.09.16: French politics has a reputation of being a sexist boys’ club. Despite a law voted in 2000 to close the equality gap between the sexes, women are largely underrepresented in political institutions. Recent sex scandals have prompted male and female politicians to call for a major change in culture. Will this be enough to stamp out sexism once and for all?