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Men and women at work, shooting stars, and Afghani art curators

Published on 06/05/2018

These are some of the stories we’re following in the week of May 7.

Monday

Despite women having madeinroads in traditionally male-dominated professions over the last half-century, gender segregation in the workforce remains widespread. Data shows women filling primary school teaching jobs while men make upthe majority infields such as mechanical engineering and farming.

Tuesday

Swiss actress Luna Wedler has been named one of tenEuropean Shooting Stars for2018. We take an inside look at the programme designedto give Europe’s“most promising and internationally versatile” young actors a tailor-made career boost.

Thursday

We meet two Afghanis and two Swiss volunteers whocurated an art exhibit as part of an innovative effort to facilitate dialogue between asylum-seekers and local residents.

Sunday

Ever wondered howsurtitles at theatreperformances are prepared? We go behind the scenes at the Schauspielhaus in Zurich andmeetthe womanwho makes it easier for the city’s international community to enjoy German-language theatre productions.

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