No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
In the end there were no surprises at yesterday’s votes.
Women march for International Day to End Violence Against Women

Women march for International Day to End Violence Against Women

Nov. 26, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
Women across French speaking Switzerland marched over the weekend demanding they can use the streets in the same way ...
CERN scientist suspended after sexist presentation.

CERN scientist suspended after sexist presentation.

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
A scientist working at Cern in Geneva has been suspended after he claimed there was no such thing as female discrimin...
Women smell better to men when they're fertile

Women smell better to men when they're fertile

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Women smell better to men when they are the most fertile – that’s according to a new study from the Unive...
Protestors call for an end to violence against women

Protestors call for an end to violence against women

Aug. 13, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Hundreds of people have taken part in demonstrations over the weekend, demanding an end to violence against women.
Parliament votes in favour of gender boardroom quotas

Parliament votes in favour of gender boardroom quotas

June 15, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Parliament has narrowly voted in favour of gender quotas on boardrooms in large companies.
Women do more unpaid work than men

Women do more unpaid work than men

Dec. 12, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
A report that won’t come as a surprise to many women – they do the most unpaid work in the country.
Call for women to be given Fridays off

Call for women to be given Fridays off

Aug. 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...
Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in Geneva

Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in Geneva

June 19, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Around 400 people, mainly women, marched through Geneva on Saturday afternoon as part of the worldwide ‘slutwal...
Geneva women's rights march attracts thousands

Geneva women's rights march attracts thousands

Jan. 23, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Geneva was one of the many cities across the world which took part in the global protest against Donald Trump and for...
Chocolate to help ease period pain

Chocolate to help ease period pain

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:38 a.m.
A confectioner in Lucerne has developed a chocolate containing 17 Swiss mountain herbs that are supposed to ease peri...
Muslim woman wins headscarf case in Bern

Muslim woman wins headscarf case in Bern

Oct. 24, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
A Serbian Muslim woman has been awarded compensation by a Bern court after being sacked for wearing a headscarf. It'...
Gender pay gap means women in Switzerland work for free from today

Gender pay gap means women in Switzerland work for free from today

Oct. 21, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Today is the day that women in Switzerland start to ‘work for free' for the rest of year, according to a report...
TEDx conferences take on Lausanne

TEDx conferences take on Lausanne

Oct. 19, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Lausanne hosted one of its biggest TEDx conferences yesterday at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. A tea...
Fewer Swiss women choose the pill

Fewer Swiss women choose the pill

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:32 a.m.
More and more women in Switzerland are choosing not to use the contraceptive pill. Over the past eight years, doctor...
Switzerland rated one of the best places in the world to be a girl

Switzerland rated one of the best places in the world to be a girl

Oct. 11, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Switzerland has been ranked as one of the top ten places in the world to be a girl. The 'Every Last Girl' re...
Not enough women in top management positions

Not enough women in top management positions

Oct. 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...
Women in Switzerland may have to work a year longer

Women in Switzerland may have to work a year longer

Sept. 28, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Women in Switzerland may have to work until they are 65 after a vote in the lower house of parliament to extend the r...
Men and women still carrying out stereotypical family roles in Switzerland

Men and women still carrying out stereotypical family roles in Switzerland

Sept. 6, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
It seems that men and women are still carrying out stereotypical family roles in Switzerland, despite the principle o...
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