Switzerland - Gender equality needs improvement - August 31, 2019

Despite being a highly developped country it only ranks 20th in gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum, Switzerland ranks 20th in gender equality, lagging behind many European countries, such as the Scandinavian countries, France, Germany, and Poland. The feminist movement has been a long and challenging endeavour. The differences between women and men are still worthy of attention. If the country wants to remain one of the best places to live and work, it needs to address the gender gap and reduce gender inequality. Public initiatives demonstrate the urge for changes.

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