Amateur women's football team disbanded for lack of work permitOct. 17, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
The amateur women’s football team in Lugano has been decimated by a decision by the immigration office.
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 sets up first women's fan zoneJune 12, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Geneva is setting up the first fan zone for the Women’s World Cup in the country.
Ticino urged to change women's gymnastics uniform rulesJune 3, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Two members of the Ticino cantonal government are urging the local gymnastics association to change the rules to allo...
Career break mothers lose out financially even when they’re back at workMay 24, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Mothers in Switzerland can lose around three per cent of their lifetime earnings for every year they spend bringing u...
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...
Women warned of disciplinary action if they strike on June 14May 15, 2019, 6:36 a.m.
Some companies are warning there could be disciplinary proceedings against any woman who strikes on June 14th.
Motorcyclists parade through Geneva for gender equalityApril 15, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
A thousand motorcyclists paraded through Geneva to promote gender equality yesterday.
Number of women in boardrooms risesMarch 8, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
There are slightly more women in Swiss company boardrooms now than there were last year – but the country is st...
Female students protest patriarchy in ZurichMarch 7, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
A group of female students have taken over part of the University of Zurich and are displaying a banner criticizing t...
First female fighter pilot qualifiesFeb. 20, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
Switzerland has its first female fighter jet pilot.
Pond coin haul deemed legalFeb. 8, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Three women in Lucerne will not be prosecuted after police determined it is legal to take money thrown into the pond ...
No surprises as two women elected to Federal CouncilDec. 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 WomenNov. 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.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 fertileSept. 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 womenAug. 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 quotasJune 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 menDec. 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 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...
Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in GenevaJune 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 thousandsJan. 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 painNov. 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 BernOct. 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'...