Violence against women remains at high levels in Italy, despite the recent adoption of a new law that foresees harsher penalties for those who abuse women, according to a new report. The report "The secret voices of violence" also indicated that more women belonging to medium and upper classes are victims of domestic abuse these days.

In 2013, in Italy, 128 women were killed by husbands, male partners, or former boyfriends, marking a mild increase compared to the 124 victims registered the pr...

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