Tech/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/96 views /TechTechnology Swiss Women Stage National Strike For Equalityshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelWomen demonstrated in all the big towns and cities, including the capital, Bern, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Basel and Nyon | Image: AFP Switzerland women today began a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country’s unacceptably slow pace to equality. Concise News gathered that the Friday’s protest comes 28 years after similar action saw half a million women take to the streets in 1991. Advertise With Us Swiss women have long campaigned to accelerate the pace of gender equality. ALSO READ Smuggling: CBN Blocks Accounts Of PerpetratorsThey joined millions of other women in Europe after World War One ended in 1918 in demanding the right to vote – but did not get it until 1971. At the time of the 1991 strike there were no women in the Swiss government, and there was no statutory maternity leave. ALSO READ Former Egyptian President Morsi Buried In CairoAppenzell, the last Swiss canton to refuse women the right to vote, had just been ordered to change its policy by Switzerland’s Supreme Court. Hymne féministe à la gare de Lausanne #14Juin2019 #Grevedesfemmes2019 #24hgrevedesfemmes #24heures pic.twitter.com/pjE42idIaO — Joelle Fabre (@JoelleFabre1) June 14, 2019 Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:TechTechnology share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleHorny barber drags grade 7 girl into his shop & rapes her without protection, gets 20 years in jailnext articleNAWOJ writes Makinde, demands Yoruba radio, arms carriage for Yoruba nation – Latest News – Tribune OnlineRelated Posts441 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment UNILORIN Speaks On Post-UTME Screening469 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Kaduna: Court Rules On El-Rufai’s Religious Bill | Nigeria NewsKidnapped Son Of Ex-Health Minister FreedCheck Out Full Aiteo Cup Round Of 32 Results As Enyimba Outsmarted By UnderdogLicence Renewal: How To Use Bypass Capture By FRSCLagos State Govt Speaks On ‘Ongoing LAGBUS Recruitment’Disregard Rumour Of New Ebola Case, FG Tells NigeriansOtedola Finally Sells Forte Oil, Reveals Next MoveMinisterial Appointment: Group Attacks Tinubu For ‘Blocking Ambode’s Nomination’FRSC Directs Drivers To Make Use Of ‘Bypass Capture’ For Licence Renewal Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.