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there's a nationwide strike for gender equality in Switzerland on Friday and these women are taking parts and floor is a world free right champion snowboarder when I started snowboarding women were not allowed to participate in slope side competition men had decided it was too dangerous for women and still today in free ride competitions the first man ski gets eight thousand dollars when the first woman snowboarder gets four thousand dollars for the same competition the same day on the same mountain the dial is a Green Party member of parliament one that you have moved we routinely confronted with people questioning %HESITATION competencies with a form of condescension %HESITATION paternalism it's very hard to find your place and impose your position in the public debate , Karan is an actress I had some superiors my bosses if they were men and they were always %HESITATION , they always told me that I'm cute or that I could be there to older or that I yep stuff like that just stuff to always show me to them little and lane is a private bank manager he's also trans gender the result of people talked in companies themselves there's a glass ceiling women are treated differently from men I realize that today having spent most of my existence as a man and I think this really has to change , it is extremely important that we find solution to improve the situation of women in Switzerland