Paris Women Now Legally Allowed to Wear Pants

Minister of women's rights revokes archaic law

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 3, 2013 2:14 PM CST

(Newser) – No more skirting the issue: A French official announced Friday that women are legally allowed to wear pants in Paris, Global Post reports. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, the minister of women's rights, revoked a little-noticed 200-year-old law banning the practice: "This law is incompatible with...   Read full story »


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