Some food markets to reopen in move to restore equalityApril 15, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Some markets in French-speaking Switzerland are reopening to customers this week in an effort to provide consumers wi...
Geneva mayor suffers backlash for new road signsJan. 22, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The Geneva mayor Sandrine Salerno says she’s received a social media backlash after the city unveiled new road ...
Women's retirement age to increase to 65July 4, 2019, 8:59 a.m.
The government has put forward yet another plan in an effort to shore up the struggling Swiss pensions fund.
Parliament approves call to reserve board seats for womenJune 20, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
Parliament has agreed to the government’s proposal calling for more women to be appointed to company boards.
Geneva to enforce gender equality in governmentMay 30, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Geneva is looking to legally enforce gender equality in all government agencies.
Women on all top 20 Swiss companies’ boardsMay 21, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
All of Switzerland’s top 20 companies now have at least one woman in the boardroom, according to a report by th...
Law passed in major step towards gender pay equalityDec. 5, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Parliament has passed a law which it’s hoped will be a major step against gender pay inequality.
Sexual harassment platform says one in ten calls for help are from menJuly 24, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Ten per cent of people who contact a Swiss internet site designed to help employees who feel sexually harassed at wor...
Switzerland slumps in gender equality indexNov. 2, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Switzerland has suffered a surprise fall in an international gender equality survey.
Call for women to be given Fridays offAug. 23, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Women should be able to work one day less than men, calls Juso President, Tamara Funiciello. Juso is a group of yo...
Switzerland drops in equality rankingsOct. 26, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
Switzerland has dropped three places in World Economic Forum rankings for equality between men and women. It's now e...
Not enough women in top management positionsOct. 3, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
The number of women holding company posts in Switzerland is too low, according to a report by Credit Suisse. The rep...