People protesting in Verona, Italy against Family Day

Verona, 29th–31st March 2019

During the last weekend of March the streets of Verona, Italy were flooded with people who came from all over the world to take part in the 13th session of the World Congress of Families (WCF.) Therefore, for three days, Romeo and Juliet’s town was left into the hands of a fair share of ultra-Catholic, pro-life and intolerant men…

Women March in London

The Women’s March 2019 — and its tarnished background

On Saturday 19th of January thousands of women gathered all around the globe to march against gender inequalities and violences. Feminists took over the main streets of approximately 89 cities across the five continents, celebrating the third anniversary of the Women’s March. The rallies started in 2017, when U.S. women gathered to protest against their new…

Donne con abito rosso e paraocchi

What the Italian government is doing for women (Spoiler: NOTHING)

In June 2018, after months of negotiations and compromises, Italy started a new political journey with a two-party coalition composed by the Five Star Movement — a populist group created in 2009 by the comedian Beppe Grillo and now proudly represented by Luigi di Maio — and the League, a far-right party led by Matteo…

Tampon Tx

Why Italy has a problem with Tampon Tax

Since the average age of 12 girls from all over the world start experiencing the same symptoms once a month: cramps, headache, backache. They get their periods. And they buy tampons. In Italy a box of 14 pads costs approximately 4 euros. You can easily do the math: women buy an average of two packet…