Thousands of people took to the streets of Italy on Sunday to protest against violence against women. This follows the murder of a young woman in Rome. The woman’s death has sent shockwaves through the country. Protests are expected to continue in the coming days.
The woman was found dead in her apartment in Rome’s northern Prati neighborhood. It is believed that she was strangled and stabbed to death. The woman’s name was Chiara Ugolini. She was 23-years-old.
The Non Una di Meno (Not One Less) movement organized the rally in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo. The protestors held signs that read “Enough is enough” and “Not one more.” They also called for better education and awareness campaigns.
Ugolini’s death is the latest in a string of femicides in Italy. The country has one of the highest rates of femicide in Europe. In 2020, 63 women were killed in Italy by a male partner or ex-partner.
The Italian government has pledged to take action to address the issue of violence against women. However, activists say that more needs to be done. However, the protests against violence against women in Italy are expected to continue. Activists are calling for a cultural change in Italy. They want to teach boys from a young age that violence against women is never acceptable.