It’s hard to talk about. That feeling of impotence, humiliation, oppression, disillusionment, shame, frustration, that women feel when discriminated against and forced into conditions of economic subordination within the couple or the family. It is difficult to give a picture of the objective, administrative and social difficulties that arise in these cases. It is difficult to sketch out solutions, ways out, real alternatives. But, above all, it is difficult to shake the minds of injured and often people who have given up.
It is indeed the need to overcome these difficulties that gave rise to the idea of this series of three graphic novels created by Anonima Fumetti in collaboration with Global Thinking Foundation, that is based on the testimonies of life lived collected by the foundation’s offices operating in Italy.
The conception of the graphic novel on the biographical story of Gerty Cori was inspired by the enhancement of the scientific aspects of her genius without neglecting the scientist’s profound understanding and commonality of purpose with her husband Carl Ferdinand Cori, demonstrating the ‘creative’ affectivity that a couple can achieve by basing their union on... View Article
Here we have a new emblematic figure in our journey through the “Voices of Women from Infinite Universes”. Eva Mameli Calvino represents the need for women to seize in their studies and scientific careers the opportunity to improve their own destiny and that of others, but also the commitment to herself to never give up... View Article
In this fifth graphic novel we are transported by the astute pen of Mary Henrietta Kingsley, anthropologist, ethnologist and tireless explorer, into a late nineteenth-century Victorian setting and learn about places on the African continent largely unknown to Europeans at the time. Mary was orphaned at the age of thirty and thus began her first... View Article
Gertrude is the fourth story in the series Voices of women from infinite universes. Like the previous ones, it addresses issues of diversity and inclusion through stories of extraordinary women active “in the field”, bearers of values that have helped bring out the heritage of humanity and still today transmit fundamental and timeless teachings. It... View Article
This is the wonderful story of Alexandra David-Néel. The third graphic novel focuses on the aspect of recovery, rebirth and resilience of female life. We are looking at that period between the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries – the Victorian era in Great Britain – in which, from the Industrial Revolution to the Suffrage movement, women... View Article
This unique representation of the history of Zinzulusa wants to bring girls and boys of all ages closer to the beauty and the eternal memory of a story that is not just about the tradition of this place but also holds a universal meaning. The respect for the Right to a protected and peaceful childhood... View Article
The rule of the void gives voice to a modern, emancipated, working woman who, deprived of control over her bank account and personal property, ends up losing even the control of her own life, slipping into a vicious circle of frustration and hopelessness that brings her to the brink of a paralysis of the mind... View Article
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