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A group of women take part in a demonstration to protest violence against women, Milan, Italy, Nov. 23, 2009 (AP photo Antonio Calanni).

Societal Changes Needed for Gender Equality in Italy

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on the status of women’s rights and gender equality in various countries around the globe.

After several women were murdered earlier this month in Italy, the government has allocated $13 million for a plan to combat violence against women and an additional $14 million to fight human trafficking. In an email interview, Annalisa Rosselli, a professor at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, discusses women’s rights in Italy. ...

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