Swiss Women Stage Mass Scream Over Domestic Violence And Gender Pay Gap

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WWSF has consultative standing at the United Nations (ECOSOC, UNFPA and DPI). Thousands of ladies gathered all through the primary cities of Switzerland, screaming for equal treatment and an finish to violence at the hands of men. Gaining recognition of girls’s rights has been a drawn-out process in Switzerland, which was one of many last nations in Europe to grant women the right to vote, in 1971. The ultimate textual content solely utilized to corporations with more than 100 employees — affecting fewer than 1% of employers — and failed to incorporate sanctions for those that allow persistent gender pay gaps. «After that, women work at no cost,» said Anne Fritz, the principle organiser of the strike and a consultant of USS, an umbrella organisation that groups sixteen Swiss unions.