UN Human Rights Council, Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Rashida Manjoo, Addendum : Mission to Italy, A/HRC/20/16/Add.2, 15 June 2012

The Report contains the findings of the Special Rapporteur following her visit to Italy from 15 to 26 January 2012. The Special Rapporteur made, firstly, a general review of the status of women in the Italian society. She then focused on various kind of violence against women (domestic violence, femicide), taking particularly into consideration women in situations of vulnerability (women from Roma and Sinti communities, migrant women, women living in detention facilities, women with disabilities). The Report ends with a number of recommendations for Italy to address the existing gender disparities, by effectively implementing the measures provided by the Constitution and the pertinent laws.