Do Women Pay More? It Depends

Lifestyle and BudgetAssociated Press

Whether women pay more than men for comparable products and services depends on what they're buying — and where they're buying it. Here's a look at a few countries around the world, including France, where the government is looking into whether women are overcharged in some sectors.

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Lady Speed Stick: $4.29 for 2.3 ounces

Men's Speed Stick: $3.99 for 2.7 to 3 ounces



Monoprix brand roll-on deodorant for women: 2.04 euros ($2.56)

Monoprix brand roll-on deodorant for men: 1.96 euros ($2.46)



Women's 8X4 Antiperspirant: 748 yen ($6.40)

Men's 8X4 Antiperspirant: 569 yen ($4.84)


BRAZIL (where, it seems, men can pay more)

Gillette's Satin Core shaving gel for women: 24.90 reals ($9.60),

Gillette's Mach 3 shaving gel for men: 28.99 reals ($11.20)