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.

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.

UNITED STATES

Lady Speed Stick: $4.29 for 2.3 ounces

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

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FRANCE

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

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

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JAPAN

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

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

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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)