Adele Faccio


Adele Faccio born Pontebba, Udine, Italy November 13, 1920 (d. 2007). Radical Italian reformer; partisan resister WWII. Icon of reproductive freedom. Arrested for abortion protest, 1975. Parliamentary delegate of nonviolent Gandhian Radical Party, 1976-83, 1987-92. Co-founded anti-militarist League for Disarmament, 1978.


All children are born doing ue ue, but you are born screaming no!” (Corriere della sera, Feb. 10, 2007; photo