Italy is a place full of contradictions.
It is a country with quality education but poor career opportunities; extraordinary culture and beauty but poor protection of its artistic and natural treasures.
It is one of the Group of 8 most industrialized countries, but with regard to women it seems stuck in the Middle Ages. It is always at the bottom of European statistics related to female employment (only 46 percent of Italian women work, in contrast to an average 59 percent in the rest of the European Union), women’s wages and the number of women in influential positions.
It is a country where each citizen is strongly connected to a community but is also left alone by an unequal, distant and often corrupt state system.… Seguir leyendo »