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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.

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