Feminist groups call for a revolution of 'égalité' in macho French politics

While French politics continues to be a man's world, the pressure mounts on presidential candidates to take a clear initiative to introduce parity.

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Former French Prime Minister Edith Cresson this month called France a “macho country,” where men and women aren’t equal. With 45 days before the presidential election, candidates are doing little to dispel that notion, reports Bloomberg Businessweek.