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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