violence against women


Talk about sexual harassment
A highly participatory research carried out by the University of Milan-Bicocca and told in a book edited by Chiara Volpato investigates the topic in depth, revealing that the harassers are in most cases known men who are part of the family, friend and work circle. That harassment renews and strengthens the device of domination. And that - as happens with sexual violence - the mechanism of self-blame on the part of the victims is a constant in their experiences

The book “Telling sexual harassment. An empirical investigation" edited by Chiara Volpato (Rosenberg & Sellier, 2023) was born from the expressed need […]

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In the rules against violence against women, we talk about sex and not "gender identity": open letter to the European Parliament
Violence against women will not be combated if the texts of laws and treaties do not clearly refer to sex and not to "gender". We join feminist and gender critical groups in an appeal to European parliamentarians who will express their opinion on the Commission's anti-violence proposal: write clearly in the text that women and girls are the female sex and do not leave any opening to gender ideology

We also signed the letter to the European Commission on combating violence against women and domestic abuse

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Belgium, new law on femicide. To study
In Europe, male violence is the main cause of death for women between 16 and 44 years old. Belgium is equipped with a new law which for the first time legally defines feminicides in order to develop policies based on official statistics. Bearing in mind that violence is a device of male domination

Stop the massacre of women. This is the meaning of the new "law on the prevention and fight against feminicides,

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Violence against women: here are the legislative changes
Electronic bracelet, immediate arrest of the suspect, economic support for victims: here are the main innovations of the new law to combat and prevent violence against women. Which maybe can reduce the damage. But without a change in civilization, without the end of male domination, the phenomenon can only be stemmed

On 3 December the Council of Ministers gave the green light to the bill "for prevention and

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Selling sex is dangerous. And pretending it's a job like any other increases the risk
Prostitution causes suffering, mental distress, drug addiction and disease. And "regulation" only fuels exploitation and trafficking. Two strong arguments against the normalization of the so-called "sex work", supported by a misogynist and rightsist left and by liberal feminism

Saturday 27th at the demonstration in Milan against violence against women - see opening image - we said among many things

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