In May 2012, a Ministry for Women’s Rights was created in France. On 23 July 2014, France adopted the first law that addresses gender equality in the workplace, tackling stereotypes in the media, an improved protection from domestic violence, a reform on parental leave, and measures ensuring parity in politics. 
No evidence was found to suggest that son bias or missing women are relevant in France. For 2013-2014, the male/female sex ratio for the working age population (15-64) in France was 1.0 while the sex ratio at birth was 1.05. In French Polynesia, the sex ratio for the total population and at birth was identical, at 1.05. In Wallis and Futuna, the sex ratio for the total population was 1.02 and the sex ratio at birth was 1.05.there is no evidence to suggest that France is a country of concern for missing women.
No evidence of discrimination against women with respect to access to and ownership of land was found in the law or in practice.
No restrictions could be found as to women’s access to public space and freedom of movement. The Law does not discriminate in choice of residence and the Constitution guarantees all citizens freedoms of assembly and association.
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