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Palermo – Demonstration against the war of women’s associations and movements

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The first of the appointments took place this morning with the participation of the main women’s movements and organizations present in Palermo.
The appuntamento was held in Palermo at Piazza Vittorio Veneto (Statue) where there is the monument dedicated to the fallen of the First World War.
“I adhere to the appeal of the signatory associations” declared Rita Barbera “and I reiterate that we women want to cancel the very concept of war, antiquated and negative, which contradicts any progressive and humanitarian conception”.
“The extraneousness of women from the places of power, all male, in which wars are decided and declared must be a practice to be interrupted” continues Rita Barbera “and it is we women, today more than ever, who have to take a step forward to stop remaining in the shadow granted by that power.