WATCH: Young Italian Boys’ Reactions When Told to Hit a Girl.

What would you expect a young boy to do when told to slap a girl? This powerful PSA about nonviolence from Fanpage.it has gone viral. It shows the reactions of five young Italian boys ages 7-11 when they are commanded to hit a girl. Domestic violence is the most common form of violence in Italy. Furthermore, statistics from ncadv.org reveal that "On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. " This PSA video was created to help bring awareness to the epidemic of domestic violence in Italy, but individuals can utilize this video to bring awareness globally. 

Italian Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto

Art has been an enormous part of artist Michelangelo Pistoletto’s life since his birth in 1933. He was born in Biella, Italy which is located in the region of Piemonte. He grew up under fascism during the war and was therefore made to believe in Mussolini. As a result of the chaos that surrounded him, church, and God brought a sense of hope upon Pistoletto. This hope and optimism helped inspire his works.

WATCH: Italian Discussion With Nonna

Video from Trevor Chapman, who uploaded this in 2013 when his daughter, Leah, was only 2 years old. Leah is having a discussion with her great-grandma (bisnonna). At a young age, Leah is already very aware of her cultural trait of Italian hand speaking. It is great to see this adorable clip of the older generations passing down the Italian spirit! That is what we are all about. ​Specifically, they are speaking Sicilian.