Hard to guess maybe, but there are heartwarming stories to come out of the Covid crisis. One such story is that of Carola and Vittoria, two young girls from Liguria who became famous after ATP, the association of professional tennis player, posted a video on its social media accounts of the two playing tennis on the rooftop of their homes in Finale Ligure. It was April 20, when Italy was still under a strict lockdown that forbade people from going out except for grocery shopping and emergencies. The video went viral with almost seven million views on Twitter, 1. Well, the girls, 13 and 11 years old, got quite a surprise on July
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Arranging a suitable match involved family, friends, associates, and political allies. In aristocratic families, marriages were a currency of dynastic and diplomatic exchange as in the case of Bianca Maria Sforza —and they were not much different among the merchant families of republican cities. Marriage not only reflected order, it was a civilizing influence on which the whole of society depended. Brides, especially in Florence, were typically much younger than grooms. The age disparity had a number of consequences. Young men were more or less free to visit prostitutes, who were semi-sanctioned in certain outlying districts. Relations between male youths and older men were regarded as fairly routine, particularly in humanist circles, in which ancient Greece provided a respected model.
Ilaria Perrone, sex columnist for Grazia. Skyping from Milan, Perrone explained the hazards of dick-centric dating and swearing. What is dating like in Italy? It can be very difficult, because in Italy men date because they want to have sex. They are not always interested in you as a person. If you go with a boy in Milan, you know 90 percent of the time, you will be with him that night. He will always try.
Women in Italy refers to females who are from or reside in Italy. The legal and social status of Italian women has undergone rapid transformations and changes during the past decades. This includes family laws , the enactment of anti-discrimination measures , and reforms to the penal code in particular with regard to crimes of violence against women. For the Roman period, see Women in Ancient Rome. During the Middle ages , Italian women were considered to have very few social powers and resources, although some widows inherited ruling positions from their husbands such in the case of Matilde of Canossa. Educated women could find opportunities of leadership only in religious convents such as Clare of Assisi and Catherine of Siena.