#GAReads | Swiss women strike for more money, time and respect

photo credit: Hadi [CC0],  via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: Hadi [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Swiss women strike for more money, time and respect”:

Women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to protest against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.

Friday's protest comes 28 years after similar action saw half a million women take to the streets in 1991.

Swiss women have long campaigned to accelerate the pace of gender equality.

They 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.

Read Imogen Foulkes’ full article at BBC News here…