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National Women's Strike demonstrations held over weekend

National News // June 15, 2020

There were other demonstrations over the weekend. Thousands of women marched in Lausanne, Geneva, Nyon and Vevey as part of the national women’s strike. 

Photo by 🇨🇭 Claudio Schwarz | @purzlbaum on Unsplash National Women's Strike demonstrations held over weekend

They carried banners with feminist slogans, as well as environmental demands and anti-racism messages. 

Several protested topless from the bridges in Lausanne. 

A further 2,000 met on the plaine de Plainpalais in Geneva. A cry went up at 3.24pm, which is symbolic as the time women are no longer paid due to the 20% pay-gap between men and women. 

 

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