Gender equality

What's new?

In focus

What about the situation of women in Switzerland?

50 years after the introduction of women's right to vote, 30 years after the first women's strike and 25 years after the Swiss federal act on gender equality came into force, the 2021 edition of Demos takes stock of developments in education, academic careers and politics.

Health and Gender

Some examples show the importance of analysing health by gender in order to better understand the differences in health between women and men.

Available in German and French

At a glance

Further information



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Legislature indicators: Guiding principle 7 - Equality

Introduction in English and Indicators available in German, French and Italian  


Federal Statistical Office Section Demography and Migration
Espace de l'Europe 10
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