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Photo from the collection of the Swiss Charitable Women’s Society (190:186:810-000)

The varied activities of Swiss women are reflected in the archives of the women’s organisations and societies.

Did you know that

  • today’s AllianceF, then known as the Union of Swiss Women’s Societies made many demands to the federal authorities for legal, social and economic equality for women as early as the end of the 19th century?
  • the SV-Service, the biggest catering company in Switzerland, was established by Else Züblin Spiller under the name Swiss Union for Soldier Welfare in 1914?
  • the Women's Liberation Movement have fought for the equality and equal treatment of men and women since the 1970s?

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