Eva Sophia Burkhard
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On Switzerland’s struggle with socio-political advance: the tedious path to the legalization of same-gender marriage
Introduction Switzerland is often viewed as a beacon of democracy and progress.[i] A half-direct democratic system allows the country’s citizens a high level of involvement in policy matters: as often as ten times a year, the Swiss population goes to the polls to vote about constitutional changes, initiatives and facultative referenda. In smaller cantons and local […]
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