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Latest items for Switzerland

Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In late 2009, Swiss Justice Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said a face-veil ban should be considered if more Muslim women begin wearing them, adding that the veils made her feel 'uncomfortable'. In September 2013, 65% of the electorate in the Italian-speaking region of Ticino voted in favour of a ban on face veils in public areas by any group. It was the first time that any of Switzerland's 26 cantons has imposed such a ban" (para 62-64).
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

In late 2009, Swiss Justice Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said a face-veil ban should be considered if more Muslim women begin wearing them, adding that the veils made her feel 'uncomfortable'. In September 2013, 65% of the electorate in the Italian-speaking region of Ticino voted in favour of a ban on face veils in public areas by any group. It was the first time that any of Switzerland's 26 cantons has imposed such a ban" (para 62-64).
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"In late 2009, Swiss Justice Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said a face-veil ban should be considered if more Muslim women begin wearing them, adding that the veils made her feel 'uncomfortable'. In September 2013, 65% of the electorate in the Italian-speaking region of Ticino voted in favour of a ban on face veils in public areas by any group. It was the first time that any of Switzerland's 26 cantons has imposed such a ban" (para 62-64).
Oct. 2, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"People who obscure their face in public can be fined $175. Similar laws are in force or about to go into effect in Belgium, Bulgaria, France and Switzerland. Germany has a partial ban on face coverings that applies only when driving" (para 8).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Other countries such as Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, where brothels are legal, are interested in the French experience"(para 13)
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 30, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

“Women were promoted less frequently than men were and were less likely to own or manage businesses”
Aug. 30, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

“Women were promoted less frequently than men and were less likely to own or manage businesses"
Aug. 30, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Women were promoted less frequently than men and were less likely to own or manage businesses"
Aug. 30, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Women were promoted less frequently than men, and were less likely to own or manage businesses"
Aug. 30, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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