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In the male world of mechanics Only Girls can fix your car

In the male world of mechanics Only Girls can fix your car
 
Car mechanics Aurore and Melina at the Only Girls garage. onlygirls-auto.fr

There are certain jobs that you almost never see being done by women - construction, car mechanics, butchering ... The French women's rights ministry has launched an information campaign this summer to try to change this. This week we're airing a series of profiles of people in a range of professions in France that are dominated by men or women. Today, the world of cars. Car mechanics tend to be male but one Paris-area garage is trying to change that by hiring women to appeal to women.


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