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. 

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Key topics

Key topics of 2018

Key topics

The FOGE is first and foremost committed to legal equality between women and men as well as equal opportunities and pay in professional life; including prevention from sexual harassment at work; and to a balanced distribution of tasks within the household and against domestic violence.

Ordinance against violence

Mise en œuvre de la Convention d’Istanbul

Ordinance against violence against women and domestic violence

On 13 November 2019, the Federal Council adopted the ordinance against violence against women and domestic violence and created the legal basis to promote measures for the prevention of violence against women and domestic violence.


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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.

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Charter Equal pay

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

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