Women fought in a war in 1712. Today they keep fighting for equality

The traditional three-day celebration called “Meitli-Sonntag” takes place in January in Fahrwangen, a village in Canton Aargau. For three days women wearing costumes raid the town bars playing pranks on men. There is also a carnival parade to celebrate the strong women who fought in the second Villmergen war in 1712 and, of course, the strong ones of today. (Raffaella Rossello,

This content was published on March 6, 2012 - 11:07
Raffaella Rossello

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