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Fringe arts The man who created Zurich’s shoe box-sized opera

The world’s smallest opera scenes are on display in the Swiss city of Zurich. They are the work of the late artist Bernhard Vogelsanger.

equal treatment Huge turn out for women’s strike in Switzerland

Women across Switzerland have taken to the streets on Friday to demand equal treatment and conditions compared with their male counterparts.

This content was published on June 14, 2019 9:39 PM

Feminism Why Swiss women are back on strike today

On June 14, 1991, half a million women in Switzerland joined the first women’s strike. Nearly 30 years later, they’re mobilising again.

Stats behind the women's strike Minding the gap between the sexes in Switzerland

Equal rights may be enshrined in the constitution, but from the workplace to the home, inequality between men and women persists.

European and Swiss parliamentary elections 2019 Switzerland mirrors the new fragmented Europe

The EU needs to become more flexible and closer to its citizens, according to the latest election results. What does that mean for Switzerland?

women's strike Expat Swiss weighs women's equality in UK and Switzerland

What does Leandra Bias, a Swiss woman living in London, think of Friday's nationwide women’s strike in Switzerland?

Legal status FIFA asks to rub shoulders with UN and Red Cross

World football’s governing body FIFA hopes for better access to international staff by becoming an international NGO.

Artonomics Basel art scene re-thinks its relationship to Art Basel

Art Basel, the world’s biggest art fair, brings a flurry of exhibitions, events, and parties to the Swiss city. But not everyone is excited. 

Swiss Jihadist speaks out ‘If I can’t return to Switzerland, I'd prefer a bullet in the head’

In northeast Syria, Swiss public television (RTS) interviewed a Swiss jihadist who has been detained by the Kurds since January 2018. 

ILO Geneva conference tackles workplace harassment and future jobs

What will tomorrow’s jobs look like? The centenary conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking to understand that question.