Society for Women in Philosophy Switzerland

Mission Statement

The Society for Women* in Philosophy Switzerland (SWIP CH) is a non-profit association established in September 2017. It serves to build a supportive network of women* philosophers working in the scientific field in Switzerland and aims to combat gender inequality on all academic levels in the field of philosophy.

Aims of the association according to Art. 2.3 of the by-laws:

  • Facilitation and promotion of cooperation to support women in philosophy
  • Support of women in philosophy
  • Increasing the visibility and reception of philosophical works of women
  • Implementation of feminist perspectives in and on philosophy
  • Preparation of relevant information for women in philosophy
  • Increasing awareness and promoting responsibility for current and past (intended and unintended) discrimination of women in philosophy
  • End the discrimination of women in philosophy