here are a few english-language links about the mounting feminist protests in italy against prime minister silvio berlusconi:
Fury at Berlusconi 'sexist' jibe
Berlusconi sparks rare feminist backlash in Italy
New Berlusconi scandal sparks feminist backlash
here is a bit of background on italian feminism that i stumbled across:
'Sexist' Berlusconi faces the backlash of Italian women's anger
i know next to nothing about italy, but thought i'd share... if you know of any other good sources or have thoughts about any of this, please share!