Gesetz zur Gleichstellung von Frauen und Männern in der Bundesverwaltung und in den Gerichten des Bundes (Bundesgleichstellungsgesetz – BGleiG)
Act on the Equality between Women and Men in the Federal Administration and the Federal Courts (Federal Equality Act, BGleiG)
The Federal Equality Act obliges all public administration staff (including court staff), and especially those in leadership positions, to promote gender equality in all areas of their work (para 2). Furthermore, it includes several provisions aiming at removing gender-based discrimination in recruiting processes and at actively promoting the recruitment of women. It also states that all public administration bodies have to develop and implement a gender equality plan (para 11).