Legal Documentation

Legal Documentation UZH

Legal Documentation canton of Zurich

Legal Documentation Switzerland

Constitution (1981)  
Article 8 Part 3: Men and women shall have equal rights. The law shall ensure their equality, both in law and in practice, most particularly in the family, in education, and in the workplace. Men and women shall have the right to equal pay for work of equal value.
Gender Equality Act (1995)

Article 1: This Act has the aim of furthering true equality between women and men.

Federal Act on Financial Aid to Universities and on Cooperation in the Field of University Education (1999) Article 2b: The Federal Government and University Cantons shall encourage measures to achieve equal opportunity for men and women at all university levels.

Legal Documentation International

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (1979), signed by Switzerland in 1997). CEDAW defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end it.