2 Sep '14

News Parisian suburb accused of gender stereotyping over school satchels

Row sparked by mayor of wealthy suburb of Puteaux handing out pink bags for girls and blue for boys for schools reopeningA long-running and controversial campaign by France's new education minister, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, to end sexual stereotyping in schools appears to have missed one wealthy Paris suburb.The centre-right mayor of Puteaux, on the left bank of the Seine, caused a storm after handing out pink satchels for girls and blue for boys before la rentrée the national return to school on Tuesday. Continue reading...

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