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Fabrizio Filice

Gender equality to the test of Covid 19

How emergency measures, established in order to deal with the epidemiological emergency, could be very dangerous especially for victims of gender based and domestic violence

Issue 4/2020

Abstract. A quick overview of main problems which may derive from emergency measures adopted by the government to deal with the epidemiological emergency of Covid 19, especially for women victims of violence: either under the substantial profile or under procedural profile.
An inescapable setback of political strategy to fight the gender based violence?

SUMMARY: 1. Foreword: the troublesome truth about emergency measures. – 2. Binding home stay and gender based violence: the main problems. – 3 The lockdown of the courts. – 4. The civil society’s call to resiliency. – 5. A language countermove.


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