Italy anti-abortion posters spark outcry in Rome

Source: BBC News

“Abortion is the prime cause of femicide in the world,” declare the black-and-white posters that have appeared in several areas of Rome.

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But the campaign has provoked widespread anger and led to appeals to the mayor to get the posters removed.

One feminist group condemned the posters as “disgraceful” while others objected to the use of a word often used for the killing of women by men.

Italy is about to mark 40 years since abortion was made legal.

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