Gender equality between women and men is still far from being achieved in the Swiss cultural sector

Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council,
23 June 2021, Switzerland

Women are significantly under-represented in the Swiss cultural sector in many disciplines. This is true for management and artistic leadership positions as well as for the visibility of women on stage and in exhibitions. These are the findings of a preliminary study by the Center for Gender Studies at Basel University published today. The study presents new statistics for gender relations in the disciplines of performing arts, music, literature and visual arts.