Helping to ensure EPFL is a Safe Space
A new initiative to support LGBTIQ+ communities at EPFL has been launched, creating a space for dialogue and growth, and helping our campus to be more inclusive and attentive to LGBTIQ+ topics.
OFS – Unpaid work in 2020
Women did 50% more domestic and family work than men in 2020 – but men catching up
Federal Council adopts national gender equality strategy
Bern, 28.04.2021 – The Federal Council adopted the 2030 gender equality strategy at its meeting on 28 April. This is the Swiss government's first national strategy specifically aimed at promoting gender equality. It focuses on four central themes: promoting equality in the workplace, improving work-life balance, preventing violence, and fighting discrimination. The key measures of the strategy will be fleshed out by the end of the year and are expected to be adopted or implemented by 2023. An interim review of the strategy will be undertaken at the end of 2025.