Violence against women: 9 a day ask for help in Emilia-Romagna

Friday, November 24th, 2017
Logo for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

1,481 cases of violence against children were registered from January to October this year. Twelve feminicides were recorded in 2016 so the regional government has allocated almost four million euros to counteract the phenomenon: 2,900,000 from state funds and one million from regional appropriation schemes. There were 3,139 women who were victims of violence and […]

Violence Against Women Campaign

Friday, January 1st, 2016

On November the 25th the annual campaign against violence towards women took to the streets of Bologna. It began with a flash mob in Piazza XX Settembre and proceeded to Piazza Nettuno. Thousands of women and men attended the event while a cortege representing a long colourful scarf was paraded along the whole route. It […]