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 […]

Italy’s female murder rate: 1 killed every 3 days

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Couples are ‘normal’. Alleged killers are ‘very quiet’ and ‘good’ people. The recent murder of a woman in Molinella by her husband, is the second in the region this year. According to the Women Against Domestic Violence (Casa delle donne per non subire violenza) there were 11 in 2015 and three attempted murders. The official […]