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WINGS #15-20 Casa Internazionale delle Donne

The International Women's House in Rome


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Length: 0:28:43
Uploaded: 27 Jul, 2020

Recording Date: 27 Jul, 2020
Recording Location: Toronto, Rome, and Denman Island
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #15-20 Casa Internazionale delle Donne - the International Women's House in Rome by Sofia Vavaroutsos and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #15-20 Casa Internazionale delle Donne
Description: The Casa Internazionale delle Donne - the International Women's House - is a former convent in Rome that was occupied by feminists in 1987 and approved by the city in 1992. The current city council is trying and failing to oust them. Women talk about its history, its programs, and ideas related to women's work including immigrant status, poetry, and women's contributions to the economy.

Host(s): Sofia Vavaroutsos, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Laura DeMicheli, a representative of the organization; Elvira Federici, Chair of the Società delle Letterate headquartered in the Casa Internazionale Delle Donne, bringing together writers, journalists, researchers, poets, educators and more; Tiziana Bartolini discusses news bias; Flaminia, a publicist, on working from home; Carlotta Cosutta, on economic inequalities highlighted by the pandemic; Angela Teque [Spencer], immigrant homecare worker from Cape Verde; Simona Bonsignori, curator of Manifesto Libri, on women's unwaged work; #iorestoacasaMA - a group that wrote closing poem.

Credits: Produced for WINGS by Sofia Vavaroutsos; video sound courtesy Casa Internazionale delle Donne; Series Producer, Frieda Werden. Video sources:


Comments: Thank you, Genevieve Vaughan for suggesting the program.

Arts and Culture > Books and Literature
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Education > Policy
Politics > Activism
Regional > Europe
Politics > Political Parties
Science and Technology > Medicine
Health > Policy
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Health > COVID-19
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: Produced by Sofia Vavaroutsos

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