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family issues Paternity leave takes a step forward in Senate vote

The question of paternity leave passed a first milestone in the Swiss parliament on Thursday as the Senate voted in favour of two weeks paid leave. 

This content was published on June 20, 2019 2:02 PM

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Equality How the women’s strike is affecting politics in Switzerland

What concrete political changes, if any, are set to emerge from last week’s historic women’s strike in Switzerland?

QS university ranking ETH Zurich moves into the top six universities worldwide

The Zurich-based Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) has moved up one place in the latest QS university rankings.

This content was published on June 19, 2019 11:40 AM

YASS survey A third of young Swiss experience financial hardship

Around 30% of young adults in Switzerland have faced financial difficulties, according to data from the Young Adult Survey Switzerland.

This content was published on June 18, 2019 10:30 AM

mental health Why burnout is such a controversial issue in Switzerland

Burnout is still poorly understood, despite a new classification by world health authorities. How is Switzerland coming to terms with the syndrome?

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.

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?

Gender and immigration What role do migrant women play in Switzerland?

What opportunities do migrant women have and what barriers do they face? A report by the Federal Commission on Migration looks at these issues. 

This content was published on June 12, 2019 9:32 PM

Switzerland boosts care for solo minors seeking asylum 

Switzerland’s federal asylum centres will in 2020 introduce specialist staff to assist unaccompanied minor asylum seekers.

This content was published on June 11, 2019 11:37 AM