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Female students protest patriarchy in Zurich

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 7, 2019

A group of female students have taken over part of the University of Zurich and are displaying a banner criticizing the patriarchy.

Pixabay Female students protest patriarchy in Zurich

The group's leaders sent out a WhatsApp message calling on other female students to come to the room where there will be a party – and bring sleeping bags.

It’s thought the protest is part of ‘Feminist Action Week’ which is also running in the canton’s schools. The campaign is calling for social equality and the rejection of sexist stereotypes.

 

 

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