Alessandra Pierantoni

Alessandra is an Italian student, currently enrolled in a Master in Specialised Translation at University of Bologna.

Italy

2 posts

Is Europe really going veggie?

Photo by Thomas Marthinsen on Unsplash When going to the supermarket or looking at the menu in a restaurant, you may have noticed that there are…

Alessandra Pierantoni

The fight against the tampon tax in Italy

The ‘tampon tax’ is a tax imposed on essential menstrual products. As of 2007, the European Union allowed its members to amend the tax to a minimum 5% VAT, but many countries, including Italy, still apply a very high tax on products that are necessary for people who menstruate.…

Alessandra Pierantoni