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June 11, 2021, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservation concerning article 15, paragraph 2, and article 16, paragraph 1 (h): Said provisions shall be applied subject to several interim provisions of the matrimonial regime (Civil Code, articles 9 (e) and 10, final section)" (para 69).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: CL-PRACTICE-1

"The Swiss Trade Union Federation, which helped to organize the protests, said the coronavirus pandemic had shone a light on the lack of progress in improving equality, working conditions and recognition of unpaid domestic work. '(The pandemic) has in fact drawn attention to the kind of work that is very often carried out by women',' the federation wrote on its website" (para 4-5). "'This has finally been recognized as 'being systemically important,' but apart from rounds of applause on balconies nothing has been done'" (para 6).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Swiss government statistics show that women in full-time employment earn on average 11.5% less than men" (para 9).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The 1991 demonstrations eventually led to the passing of the Gender Equality Act in 1995, which banned discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace" (para 14).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"Last year's strike was the first of its kind since 1991, when a similar protest saw some 500,000 women demonstrate against continued inequality across all sectors of life, 10 years after gender equality was enshrined in the country's constitution" (para 13).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Women across Switzerland took to the streets Sunday, screaming together for one minute as part of protests for gender equality. Videos on social media showed protests in various cities around the country, with protestors speaking out about the gender pay gap, street harassment and violence against women" (para 1-2). "'For me it is emotional. Because I scream for me, but I also scream for my sisters and brothers, I scream for all the other children who lost a mother or a father, and I also scream for my mother, who would have screamed if she was still here,' said Roxanne Errico, 19, who told the Reuters news agency that her...more
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"However, women's rights activists say...protections for women facing harassment, abuse and violence are lacking" (para 8).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LO-DATA-1, NGOFW-DATA-1

"The Swiss Trade Union Federation, which helped to organize the protests, said the coronavirus pandemic had shone a light on the lack of progress in improving equality, working conditions and recognition of unpaid domestic work" (para 4). "Sunday's protests came one year to the day after the unions organized a women's strike as well as workshops, demonstrations and flash mobs to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender pay gap" (para 11). "Women from trade unions, feminist groups and women's rights organizations came together to argue that one of the world's richest nations has given half of its population a poor deal" (para 12).more
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

"The Swiss Trade Union Federation, which helped to organize the protests, said the coronavirus pandemic had shone a light on the lack of progress in improving equality, working conditions and recognition of unpaid domestic work. '(The pandemic) has in fact drawn attention to the kind of work that is very often carried out by women',' the federation wrote on its website" (para 4-5).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"…a 2019 survey commissioned by Amnesty International revealed that sexual violence is widespread" (para 9). "One in five women surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual violence, according to Amnesty" (para 10).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"…a 2019 survey commissioned by Amnesty International revealed that sexual violence is widespread" (para 9).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"However, women's rights activists say women are still being systemically discriminated against in the professional world, job security and advancement are limited, and protections for women facing harassment, abuse and violence are lacking" (para 8). "Sunday's protests came one year to the day after the unions organized a women's strike as well as workshops, demonstrations and flash mobs to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender pay gap" (para 11).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"'For me it is emotional. Because I scream for me, but I also scream for my sisters and brothers, I scream for all the other children who lost a mother or a father, and I also scream for my mother, who would have screamed if she was still here,' said Roxanne Errico, 19, who told the Reuters news agency that her mother was killed by an abusive boyfriend" (para 3).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"However, women's rights activists say women are still being systemically discriminated against in the professional world, job security and advancement are limited, and protections for women facing harassment, abuse and violence are lacking" (para 8).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Videos on social media showed protests in various cities around the country, with protestors speaking out about the gender pay gap, street harassment and violence against women" (para 2). The existence of protests against street harassment suggests that women may face harassment when intermingling in public spaces (RAO-CODER COMMENT).
May 31, 2021, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: GDI-DATA-1

"Switzerland ranks second in the United Nations' gender equality index, which assigns a score based on indicators such as maternal mortality and the proportion of female politicians elected to parliament" (para 7).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Switzerland was 175.4 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Switzerland was 175.4 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Switzerland was 18.3% (p 72).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Switzerland does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Switzerland was 81.2 years for males and 85.2 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Switzerland was 4 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Switzerland was 5 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Switzerland was 5 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Switzerland was 5 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Switzerland is 2.4 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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