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Women have to a lot more in stores than men for almost the same things. A new study by The Times newspaper in Britain that many products for women up to twice as much as similar products for men. Researchers at hundreds of goods in the UK's biggest shops. They that women's clothes and beauty products and girls' toys on average 36 per cent more expensive than products for men and boys. One store over $7 more for a pink scooter at girls than a black one. Another store double the price for ten razors simply because they pink. Researchers said Levi's 501 jeans for women are on average 46 per cent more expensive than those for men.

The Times this "sexist" pricing. Other people have it a "gender tax". Maria Miller, the chairwoman of the British government's women and equalities committee, called it a "rip-off". She said she would Britain's government to into this to see if there price discrimination. Britain's Financial Times (FT) newspaper said: "Perhaps women to be busier and have less time to shop around. Or perhaps they more about quality when it comes to deodorant or shampoo, whereas men just something cheap." However, the FT said men paid more for some things and why the journalists did not look at the price differences for things that more to men.

 
 

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