Rome Demonstrators Rally for 'Elimination of Violence Against Women'

Protesters gathered in Rome, Italy, on November 25 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

This footage shows demonstrators with placards gathered in Rome’s Piazza di Monte Citorio.

The day was marked by the United Nations, which led various online events.

Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres said: “Violence against women and girls is a global emergency requiring urgent action at all levels, in all spaces and by all people. On Wednesday’s International Day to End Violence against Women I reiterate my appeal to end this shadow pandemic once and for all.” Credit: NonUnaDiMeno via Storyful