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“Ivan S., rapist, soon to be Swiss” or when male migrants are pictured as a sexual danger

Photo: Reuters

Migration, sexual violence and political parties A few years ago, streets in Switzerland were plastered with a poster displaying Ivan — a bulky male migrant convicted of rape — as being on the verge of obtaining Swiss citizenship. The people behind this widely debated poster were mostly from the Swiss ...

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Double Effort for Ethnic Minorities to Get Job Interviews

Photo credits: jazbeck on flickr

Yet another rejection: Aygül Muhiddin finds it frustratingly hard to get a job. If she could only be invited for a job interview so that they can learn how committed and hard-working she is! Aygül Muhiddin has a suspicion that she is discriminated against because of her name; after all, ...

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