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Giorgia Meloni at a Brothers of Italy rally in Milan. Sunday, 11 September 2022.   -   Copyright  Brothers of Italy
Monday, September 26, 2022
Giorgia Meloni: The far-right party leader set to be Italy's first female prime minister
Italy's far-right leader Giorgia Meloni says she would be "honoured to break a taboo" and become the country's first female prime minister. Exit polls suggest her Brothers of Italy party won Italy's snap general election on Sunday. The party leads a...
Giorgia Meloni is the great favorite to win the legislative in Italy (Picture Paudal)
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Giorgia Meloni is the great favorite to win the legislative in Italy
The leader of the Italian extreme right, Giorgia Meloni, is the great favorite to win the legislative elections in September, according to the latest polls. If the trend continues, Meloni could become the first woman in charge of the head of...
Italian President Giovanni Leone and Vittoria Leone Walk with President Gerald R. Ford and First Lady Betty Ford through Quirinale Palace in Rome. Photo: The U.S. National Archives, Public Domain.
Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Italy’s gender equality conundrum
Italy’s new President, once again, is not a woman. But the problem is not just cultural. Two weeks ago, Sergio Mattarella was sworn in as the Italian President of the Republic. He accepted his second seven-year term after six days and seven...
Pope Francis spreads incense during a mass in which he ordained new bishops.      Copyright  AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino - Euronews
Monday, November 08, 2021
Raffaella Petrini: Italian nun first woman appointed by Pope to lead Vatican governorate
Pope Francis has appointed the first-ever woman to head the governorate of the Vatican City. Sister Raffaella Petrini will serve as secretary-general of the Governorate and become the highest-ranking woman in the world's smallest state. The 52-year-...
Friday, October 09, 2020
Michela Montevecchi
Michela Montevecchi is a Secretary of the Senate Presidency of Italy. This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Friday, May 08, 2020
Dateci Voce: Italian women demand voice in Covid-19 fight
Women in Italy have demanded a greater role in the country's official response to the coronavirus outbreak. Italy has one of the highest coronavirus death tolls in Europe, with almost 30,000 fatalities. Yet the Civil Defence's daily briefings on the...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Blue dress and new-look women upstage Italy's macho politicians
Since the unification of Italy in the late 19th Century, the country has had 58 prime ministers - every one a man. No woman has come close to leading this country. Female politicians in Italy have often been used either as decoration or as tokens of...
Friday, August 16, 2019
Voices: Three questions for Marta Grande, young MP, Italy
Voices is part of a new IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. Marta Grande, young MP from Italy, is a member...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Five women said to be in running to become Italy's transitional PM
Five women are among the names floated to lead a transitional government in Italy in what some speculate could be President Sergio Mattarella’s attempt to break with tradition while the country’s politics are mired in stalemate. Mattarella is...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Italy's new parliament is younger, more diverse and more female
Italy may not have a government yet, but it does have nearly 1,000 new legislators. Two weeks after Italians voted, Italy's 315 newly elected senators have been registering at the houses of parliament in Rome since Monday and the 630 new deputies...
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Women dominate Italy’s army of undecided voters
On the evening of Italy’s March 4 general election, Tiziana Stellato will be counting ballots in the hospital where she works. But like many disgruntled Italians, she may not even vote. What is especially distressing to Ms Stellato is the thought of...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Italy's parliament speaker exasperated after cartoon
"Men, enough sexism, it's 2016," the president of Italy's lower house of parliament wrote on Twitter after a newspaper published a cartoon about a female MP's thighs and a headline described the women's Olympic archery team as "chubby". An...
Monday, June 20, 2016
Virginia Raggi becomes first female mayor of Rome
In Rome, 37-year-old lawyer Virginia Raggia promised a new era for the city as she celebrated her victory over centre-left Democratic Party candidate Roberto Giachetti with 67% of the votes. Virginia Raggi has been elected as Rome's first female...
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Make It Happen-International Women's day 2015
Why is it important for women to be active in Politics? Eleonora Palmero answers (Italy)
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Women MPs do a better job than men, Italian Prime Minister says
Laura Boldrini, Cecile Kyenge and Emma Bonino are among those doing “far better than men”, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said during an interview with television channel Russian 24 ahead of the G20 summit, which gets underway in St Petersburg...
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Black Italian minister Kyenge suffers banana insult
Italian politicians have reacted with anger after the country's first black minister had bananas thrown at her during a political rally. Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge, who has suffered racial abuse in the past, dismissed the act as "a waste of...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Italy's inconvenient women: in praise of Laura Boldrini and Cecile Kyenge
The treatment of politicians Laura Boldrini and Cecile Kyenge highlights the persistent problem of the abuse of women in Italy's public sphere. This cannot be dismissed as just a debate about censorship. Italy’s gender question is a wound left...
Monday, May 06, 2013
Italian women rise to positions of power under new prime minister
Enrico Letta continues the political revolution that began under Mario Monti by naming seven women in his 22-member cabinet. Arguably the most important woman in the closing months of Silvio Berlusconi's 2008-11 government was Karima el-Mahroug,...

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