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Swiss Up! - The women's strike of 1991 - The biggest strike in Swiss history

Swiss Up! // Communications// Community// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// Politics// General // June 14, 2018

In 1991 Swiss women went on strike to force the implementation of the constitutional article on gender equality. It was the biggest strike in Swiss history with hundreds of thousands of participants around the country. 

What were the effects it had on Swiss legislation and what is still to be done? Figure it all out in today's edition of Swiss Up!





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