Far away from gender equality being a reality

The introduction of women’s suffrage in 1971 represented a milestone for gender equality in Switzerland. Even 50 years later, there is still a lot to do. Alexandra Dufresne describes how gender equality stands today and why gender discrimination is a serious problem in many Swiss workplaces. In her article on Swissinfo she argues that CVs should not include references to marital and parenthood status.

Read more: www.swissinfo.ch/eng/politics/to-advance-gender-equality-in-switzerland–remove-family-status-from-cvs/46348678

© picture: ETH-BIB-Zurich-Altstetten, Kappeli Schoolhouse, first women’s voting day in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

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