Couples pose during a nationwide referendum day on same-sex marriage, in the Swiss capital Bern on Sunday. Photo: AFP Couples pose during a nationwide referendum day on same-sex marriage, in the Swiss capital Bern on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Couples pose during a nationwide referendum day on same-sex marriage, in the Swiss capital Bern on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Switzerland

Switzerland votes to make same-sex marriage legal by near two-thirds majority

  • Switzerland is one of the last countries in western Europe to legalise gay marriage
  • The amended law will make it possible for same-sex couples to get married, and to adopt children unrelated to them

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Couples pose during a nationwide referendum day on same-sex marriage, in the Swiss capital Bern on Sunday. Photo: AFP Couples pose during a nationwide referendum day on same-sex marriage, in the Swiss capital Bern on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Couples pose during a nationwide referendum day on same-sex marriage, in the Swiss capital Bern on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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