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The Sad Tales Of The ‘Traveller Women’ -The Most Disadvantaged Women’s Group In Britain

The Sad Tales Of The ‘Traveller Women’ -The Most Disadvantaged Women’s Group In Britain

Roma and traveller women in Britain face high levels of domestic abuse and rarely seek help beyond their close-knit and isolated communities, a parliamentary committee heard on Wednesday. Their male-dominated cultures leave many women vulnerable to abuse by men – relatives and partners alike – according to evidence given to the Women and Equalities Committee. […]

Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor

Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor

An anti-establishment outsider has been elected mayor of Rome and become the first woman to run the Italian capital. Virginia Raggi, the Five Star Movement’s (M5S) candidate, won 67 per cent of the vote in the run-off ballot with the Democratic party’s Roberto Giachetti. Giachetti conceded defeat less than an hour after polls closed. “For […]

More Than 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Tthree Mediterranean Sinkings

More Than 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Tthree Mediterranean Sinkings

More than 700 people are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean last week, the deadliest seven days for Europe-bound asylum seekers in more than a year. The casualties happened in three separate incidents on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday after more than 13,000 people set sail from Libya for Italy in an eight-day period. The […]