French women are exhausted. We have the right to do what men do — as long as we also take care of the children, cook a delicious dinner and look immaculate. We have to be superwoman.

The editor-in-chief of Elle France, on a new Pew Research Center survey, which found that three in four French people believe men have a better life than women—by far the highest share in any country polled. As the New York Times puts it: “The birthplace of Simone de Beauvoir may look Scandinavian in employment stats, but it’s Latin in attitude. French women appear to worry about being feminine, not feminist, and French men often display a form of gallantry predating the 1789 revolution.”

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Ouch. Sweden, anyone?

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