Swiss army head calls for more women and to allow foreignersJune 26, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
The fairly new head of the Swiss army wants to be more inclusive. He wants more women and even foreigners to join up....
Women with children bear brunt of extra lockdown workJune 19, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Women with children are bearing the brunt of the extra work load caused by the lockdowns. That’s according to a...
4 men jailed over horrific attack on group of young womenMay 22, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Four men have been jailed by a French court after a horrific attack on a group of young women outside a Geneva nightc...
Unauthorised women's march through Zurich disrupts cityMarch 9, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
An unauthorized demonstration brought traffic to standstill yesterday in Zurich.
Zurich police arrest teen suspected of groping womenFeb. 20, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
Zurich police have finally arrested a young man they suspect of being responsible for groping several women around th...
Peeping Tom finally jailed despite many previous up-skirting convictionsJan. 29, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Questions are being asked why a Zurich man had not been jailed earlier after being convicted of secretly filming hund...
Geneva to have more inclusive pedestrian crossing signsJan. 17, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
The city of Geneva is to change the road signs that warn of a pedestrian crossing ahead.
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.