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Being “queer” in Switzerland ‘People need to understand that normality doesn’t exist’

To feel like a woman and be accepted as one – this is the battle 68-year old Stella Glitter has fought all her life.

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Employment and migration Foreigners arriving in Switzerland more likely to be highly skilled

The demographics of Switzerland’s immigrant workforce are changing; most new arrivals today are university educated.

naturalisation row Decision to deny citizenship to Turkish woman reversed

A local parliament in eastern Switzerland has overturned its earlier rejection of a young Turkish woman born and raised in the region.

Welfare payments Social benefits halve Swiss poverty

Almost 600,000 people live in poverty in Switzerland. Without social transfers this number would be more than twice as high. 

Council of Europe Switzerland urged to improve protection of vulnerable migrants

The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Switzerland to stop detaining migrant children arriving at Swiss international ...

Intersex in Switzerland ‘I feel like a man and a woman’

Edward learned he was intersex at age 16 – a diagnosis that changed his life. After some nightmare years, he’s learned to accept himself.