Meet the Italian women using pizza to fight inequality and abuse

Mar 01, 2018 640

UNESCO recently recognized the art of pizza making as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, and for eight women among Italy's highest achieving pizza chefs, pizza is about a lot more than just making dough - they're using it as a weapon in the fight against violence and gender inequality.

From Naples to Verona, women from around Italy are joining forces to pioneer a series of charity pizza dinners, donating proceeds to a Verona-based anti-violence center P.E.T.R.A, which provides resources and shelter to abused women and their children, welcoming all nationalities and ages. Their first dinner is scheduled in Verona at Settimo Cielo on March 12th 2018, shortly following International Women's Day.

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