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Berlusconi, CEDAW & the Treatment of Women

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Berlusconi, CEDAW & the Treatment of Women

In light of the various news articles coming out about Silvio Berlusconi and his attitude towards women, I felt compelled to look into how Italy as a country has fared in their treatment of women. For this, I checked in with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. CEDAW, of which Italy has signed and ratified (unlike the damn U.S.), continues to be concerned with the country’s treatment of women. At their 2005 session, CEDAW stated...

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