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Presentation of la Collective in SDGzine

In its latest issue, SDGzine, Addictlab's magazine dedicated to research on the Sustainable Development Goals, opened its pages to la Collective. Read this article about the project on the Addictlab website!

March 8th, a day of feminist struggle

For over a century, March 8th has held significant meaning for feminists worldwide. Where does the idea of a specific date for gender equality come from? And what is its significance in Switzerland today? As March 8th draws near, you might notice flashy ads promising discounts on everything from perfumes...

“Corps en substance”, an exhibition at la Collective

Radio Vostok Ahead of the "Corps en Substance" exhibition debut, Radio Vostok hosted multidisciplinary artist Anaïs Virg and Camille Bajeux, a project manager at La Collective, to introduce the exhibition's concept along with the accompanying workshops and performances. The showcased artworks delve into themes such as beauty standards, fatphobia, and...

Feminizing street names: Welcome to rue Pearl Grobet-Secrétan!

In December 2023, Geneva's Council of State gave the go-ahead for nine streets to be renamed in honour of influential women in the city's history. This is the third wave of feminisation efforts in Geneva under the 100Elles* initiative, launched in 2019 by the l'Escouade association . La Collective welcomes...

Psychological Abuse as Gender Violence

To commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence and the commencement of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign on November 25th, 2023, RTS aired the harrowing testimony of a woman who endured both physical and psychological abuse from her partner. She detailed the insidious...

Solving puzzles to raise awareness of equality

20 minutes During November 2023, La Collective collaborated with Les Créatives festival to organize a feminist escape game. Created by the Filigrane library and the F-information association, this interactive game enabled over 260 participants to discover key conceps about gender equality, with the ultimate goal of fleeing the oppressive regime...

Launch of the “Pour en finir avec les violences sexistes et sexuelles” campaign

At the beginning of November, La Collective hosted a press conference to launch the "Pour en finir avec les violences sexistes et sexuelles" campaign. With the participation of Geneva's feminist groups and elected officials from the city and state of Geneva, the campaign launch garnered significant media attention. This widespread...

Façade bâtiment La Collective

“In Geneva, a common roof for women’s associations”

Last January, the launch of the La Collective project was officially announced to the public. La Collective was conceived more than 10 years ago by the association F-information, and the project was formalised in mid-2021 under the aegis of Réseau femmes*. A private foundation in Geneva acquired the building in...