Women's right to vote in France hits 70th anniversary


President Hollande leads celebrations, joined by new Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, but warns more needs to be done to ensure full equality.

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France is celebrating the 70th anniversary of women's right to vote. Before 1944, French women did not have the same political rights as men, seven decades later, they now participate fully in elections. Yet despite their achievements, they still remain under-represented in government, reports RFI.