The law

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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. Despite the equal opportunity laws now in place, discrimination still occurs, in particular due to the traditional role assignment and division of labour between the sexes.

Further information

Documents

Gender Equality Act

Contact

Federal Office for Gender Equality FOGE

Schwarztorstrasse 51

3003 Berne

T +41 58 462 68 43

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