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.


Equal opportunities at work play a central role in achieving gender equality in other areas of life.

Quiz Equal Pay: Test your knowledge!

Selft-test tool Logib

Check your pay practice quickly and easily.

Charta Equal Pay

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

Photo Häusliche Gewalt

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.

Press releases


Java script is required to display press releases. If you are unable or unwilling to activate Java script you may use the link below to access the Federal Administration News Portal, where you can read the announcements.

To the Federal Administration News Portal

Subscribing to press releases

Newsletter of the FOGE

The FOGE on Twitter