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. 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


Gender Equality Act



Federal Office for Gender Equality FOGE

Schwarztorstrasse 51

3003 Berne

T +41 58 462 68 43

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