Italy

  • Agromafia: how Italy is turning migrants into slaves

    Supposedly, slavery was abolished centuries ago. But most recent statistics say that in Europe over 1 million people are slaves, victims of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, and forced labour. Italy is one of the European countries, along with Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece and Romania where modern slavery labour conditions are...
  • Twice a victim

    “When I was released from prison, the gate was just open. And they asked me to go. I don’t have anybody in Italy. I didn’t have one euro. I didn’t know where I was.” Emmanuel* smiles without joy, revealing the gap from a missing tooth. He was arrested upon...
  • Is the Migration Crisis in Europe an Asymmetric Threat?

    The current migration crisis in the European Union triggered a security-oriented response instead of a state sponsored humanitarian program to deliver temporary shelter, food and basic health care while looking for a political solution to implement existing asylum and return policies and laws. During 2015, we witnessed policies aimed...
  • The Importance of Gender

    Italy remains one of the last countries in the European Union without a specific legislation on civil unions, which means that if a couple is not legally married, it’s not recognized by law and therefore the de facto couple doesn’t have the rights and the duties which legally married couples are...
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