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Paris finally says 'oui' to women in trousers

Original law was first introduced in 1800 to prevent women from taking certain jobs.
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2013 22:15

A 200-year-old law forbidding women to wear trousers in Paris has finally been revoked.

The unenforced rule survived several previous attempts to repeal it, partly because officials did not think it was a priority.

The original law was introduced in 1800 to prevent women taking certain jobs.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Paris.

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