Women in the ‘Ndrangheta: The Serraino-Di Giovine Case

  • Ombretta Ingrascì
Part of the STUDIES IN ORGANIZED CRIME book series (SOOC, volume 5)


The case study analyzed here helps us to verify the hypothesis that, on one hand, although mafia women may participate in the forefront of several criminal activities, at times even filling leadership positions during periods of a power vacuum, on the other hand, they experience daily humiliation and violence within a system, male chauvinist by definition, like the so-called onorata società (the “honored society”).


Organize Crime Criminal Activity Criminal Organization Public Prosecutor State Witness 
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