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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Switzerland rolls back ‘antiquated’ ban on women showing their shoulders in parliament
Women in Swiss parliament are now allowed to show their shoulders and arms after the Council of States relaxed its clothing regulations for women. Hans Stöckli, current president of the house, announced at 3:15pm on Tuesday “shoulder-free is now...
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Swiss youth calls for a National Youth Parliament
The annual general meeting of the Swiss Association of Youth Parliaments, held in Lucerne on 2 April 2016, gathered 150 young people. During the meeting, delegates voted in favor of a national body that would give all youth between the ages of 14...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Switzerland: Why Swiss Women Can't Work After Winning Votes to Lead Nation
Since women won the right to vote in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in 1990, females have risen to rule Switzerland's politics, making up four of the seven- member cabinet. Combining a career and motherhood in the Alpine nation presents...
Friday, February 29, 2008
Securing Equality, Engendering Peace: A Guide to Policy and Planning on Women, Peace and Security
This guide is provides recommendations on the development of realistic action plans on women, peace and security. The guide is designed as a resource for governments, United Nations and regional organisations as well as non-governmental...