2030 gender equality strategy


National gender equality strategy

The Federal Council adopted the 2030 gender equality strategy at its meeting on 28 April. This is the Swiss government's first national strategy specifically aimed at promoting gender equality. It focuses on four central themes: promoting equality in the workplace, improving work-life balance, preventing violence, and fighting discrimination. 

CEDAW call for applications


CEDAW Call for candidates

The Swiss Confederation is seeking a candidate to join the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women for the period 2025-2028.

More information:

Call for candidates (PDF, 430 kB, 13.04.2022)

Analyse equal pay with Logib


Analyse equal pay with Logib

With immediate effect, the Confederation is extending the use of an online equal pay analysis tool to smaller companies and organisations free of charge. Logib Module 2 allows employers with fewer than 50 employees to easily and independently check their pay practices. Analyse equal pay today!

Istanbul Convention

Mise en œuvre de la Convention d’Istanbul

Violence against women and domestic violence: Switzerland’s first state report

Switzerland’s first state report on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention presents the country’s efforts to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence. The Federal Council approved the report on 18 June. The report is available in German or French.


Charter for equal pay

On the way to equal pay

The Charter for equal pay in the public sector was launched five years ago. Since then, many cantons, cities, municipalities and state-associated organisations have intensified their commitment to equal pay. A new publication now presents examples from various administrations and companies throughout Switzerland and serves as inspiration and a guide to ensure that the promise of equal pay is finally kept.

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Equal pay platform

Equal pay platform

The equal pay platform provides the main facts, gives employees and employers tips on how to make equal pay a reality and contains information on the public sector's commitment.

Domestic violence


Since 2003 the Violence Prevention Service has been working under the mandate of the Federal Council to support and develop measures to prevent violence, in particular violence against women and domestic violence.

The law

The law

In Switzerland equality between men and women is now well established, on paper at least. However, in reality there are still significant gaps in gender equality.

Further information about the FOGE

What is Logib ?

Check your pay practice quickly and easily.

Charter Equal pay

Closing the gender pay gap in Switzerland - Charter for equal pay in the public sector.

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