You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

World

French officials ordered to undergo antisexism training

PARIS — First there was ­Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who allegedly referred to women as ‘‘material,’’ then catcalls in the French Parliament just because a female government minister wore a floral dress.

But when the French agriculture minister — in an interview this month about promoting gender equality — suggested that women couldn’t get their heads around technical jobs, that was too much.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week