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Welcome to, formerly known as.Womens Liberation Front.  A website that hopes to draw and keeps your attention for  both the global 21th. century 3rd. feminist revolutution as well and a selection of special feminist artists and writers.

This online magazine will be published evey six weeks and started February 1st. 2019. Thank you for your time and interest.

Gino d'Artali
indept investigative journalist
and radical feminist











                                                                                                            CRYFREEDOM 2019/2020

<Before the taiban realises what will hit them a Zan, zendagi, azadi!> (Women, life, freedom) tsunami will flow all over the country!> Gino d'Artali, activist ...
10 October - 17-3 November 2022
21-1 September 2022
27-31 August 2022
27-23 August 2022
14 and 19-13 August 2022
13-3 August 2022

'I will resist': Afghan female journalists defy taliban pressure.
JULY 2022

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International media about atrocities
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15 November  incl. 8 October 2022

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22 September-26 August
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When one hurts or kills a women
one hurts or kills hummanity and is an antrocitie.
Gino d'Artali
and: My mother (1931-1997) always said to me <Mi figlio, non esistono notizie <vecchie> perche puoi imparare qualcosa da qualsiasi notizia.> Translated: <My son, there is no such thing as so called 'old' news because you can learn something from any news.>
Gianna d'Artali

Read all about the Zan, zendagi, azadi!> (Women, life, freedom) women revolution in Iran by clicking here

25 November 2022
International day against violence against women

France 24
The 51 %
25 Nov 2022
By: Aline Bottin - Annette Young -Stephanie Cheval
<<A global epidemic: How do we end violence against women?
In a special edition, we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ask what it will take to end this global epidemic; particularly domestic violence. Annette Young talks to Dr Jane Monckton-Smith, a UK criminologist and a world leader on coercive control and Sarah McGrath, the founder of the NGO Women for Women France. As well, we report on the failure of the French legal system in prosecuting rape cases.>>
Watch the embedded video, 12,36 min., here:

Al Jazeera
25 Nov 2022
<<Thousands march in Spain to demand end of violence against women.
Protests come after revelations some men had prison sentences reduced due to a loophole in new sexual abuse law.
Thousands of people took to the streets in Madrid and Barcelona in marches to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Protesters, many wearing purple, marched down the Gran Via in Madrid's city centre on Friday evening carrying banners and chanting <no is no, anything else is rape>, and <we women are not goods>. In Barcelona, people banged drums and lit flares. Since 2003, when statistics began to count fatalities, 1,171 women have died as a result of gender violence in Spain, according to the ministry of equality. So far in 2022, 38 women have died. <I’ve come here because of the problem of gender violence, because of all the deaths that are occurring, the mistreatment of women…> said teacher and Madrid resident Susana Rita, 42. Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez asked men on Friday to step forward to stop machismo. <Male violence is a tragic reality that shames us every day,> he said at a Socialist Party event. The protests come after it emerged that some men had their prison sentences reduced because of a loophole in a new law governing penalties for sexual abuse, which has caused fury and heated debate among politicians. The law, known as the <only yes means yes> law, classifies any non-consensual sex as rape but also sets lighter minimum sentences for certain sexual crimes. At least 11 convicted sexual abusers have had their prison terms reduced and five men have been released from prison, according to the Europa Press news agency. Chants of <only yes means yes> rang through the crowds on Friday evening.>>

France 24
25 Nov 2022
By Claire Williot/Mathhew Thompson
<<Egypt struggles to combat scourge of violence against women
In 2017, a report from the Thomson Foundation named the Egyptian capital Cairo as the world's most dangerous city for women. Some 99 percent of female residents there report having been sexually haras-sed. Egyptian women also struggle to access healthcare, education and the labour market. For a long time, it was taboo to even discuss these topics. But that was until the rise of a new generation of femi-nist activists, who are using the internet and social media to de-nounce sexual violence and support victims. Our correspondents report. Egyptian society is gradually changing: women are more educated than before and are beginning to stand up for their rights. Little by little, the whole population is becoming aware of the extent of the problem. A recent femicide has received unprecedented media coverage: TV presenter Shaimaa Gamal was killed by her husband, a famous judge. He was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife, who had spoken out against domestic violence in a message on social media a few days before her death.>>
View the embedded video,5.41 min., here
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Womens News Agency
25 Nov 2022
<<Statement on violence against women by Arab women in Shengal
Arab women living in Shengal have issued a statement to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In the statement, they said they would strengthen our struggle for freedom with the philosophy of <Jin, Jiyan, Azadi>. Shengal (Sinjar)- The Arab women living in Shengal have carried out many activities and events to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The women gathered in the Mediban and Hasevik villages of Shengal to hold a march as part of their activities; however, the Iraqi army did not allow them. Thereupon, the women issued a press statement. The women held the photographs of Nagihan Akarsel, member of the Jineology Academy who was assassinated in Sulaymaniyah on October 4, and the women, who lost their lives during the genocide committed by ISIS in Shengal. Zehra Isa read the press statement condemning the ongoing attacks on North and East Syria on behalf of the women. <We have seen the most dangerous and brutal face of ISIS. We, of course, have been suffering from the patriarchal mentality for years,> the statement said.
They promised to struggle with the philosophy of <Jin, Jiyan, Azadi>
The statement noted that the women's uprising that started in Rojhilat and Iran following the murder of Jina Mahsa Amini has a significant impact in the countries of the region, and that the upri-sing led by women demanding the change of the regime has been felt and supported by all women. <The uprising led by women chanting the slogan of 'Jin, Jiyan, Azadi' (English: Women, Life, Freedom) shows that the 21st century will be the century of women. We say that there is no life without women and there is no revolution without women. We will keep struggling until we end the patriarchal mentality. We will strengthen our struggle for freedom with the philosophy of Jin, Jiyan, Azadi,> Zehra Îsa said in the statement.>>
Read more here:

Womens News Agence
By Saryah Denis
23 Nov 2022
<<Spiral of gender violence in Turkey!
News Center- Violence against women in Turkey has become a phenomenon that ignored by the government ignores and openly inflicted even on the streets. The reports on violence against women released by independent organizations show that more women are subjected to violence in Turkey every day. Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, the failure to implement the laws protec-ting women, the failure to take protective measures and many other reasons cause gender-based violence to be a part of life. Men killed at least 280 women in Turkey the first 10 months of 2022, according to the report of the We Will Stop Femicide Platform (Turkish: Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracagız Platformu- KCDP). Men killed at least 299 women in the country in 2022, according to Jinnews, an all-women news agency. The number of women who died under suspicious circumstances increases day by day. While the report released by the KCDP said that at least 202 women died under suspicious circum-stances in 2022, Jinnews reported that at least 190 women died under suspicious circumstances in 2022. Getting an official data on violence against women in Turkey is impossible because no official reports are prepared about the number of violence against women.
The approach of Derya Yanık, the Minister of Family and Social Services, on violence against women is known by everyone. The minister previously announced that violence against women in the country was <tolerable. Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention did not mean the country was taking a step back from tackling the elimination of discrimination against women. This did not affect their decision to combat violence against women,> she said in a statement. Derya Yanık thinks that effective policies have been implemented during the rule of the in the fight against violence. Have effective policies been implemented in Turkey to eliminate violence against women? The reports on violence against women in Turkey show that women are pushed into the spiral of violence.
Reports on femicide in Turkey
According to 2021 reports on femicide, men killed 311 women and 181 women died under suspicious circumstances in Turkey. In the first 10 months of 2022, at least 299 women were killed by men. In 2022, most women were killed for making decisions on their own lives. In a country where marriage is promoted and the family is seen as sacred at every opportunity, women are killed for asking a divorce in order to get rid of violence against them. The killers of women are usually their partners, husbands and relatives. In 2022, 136 women were killed by their husbands. 161 women were killed at their homes, supposedly the safest places for them. 40 women were openly killed in public areas. 152 women were shot to death.>>
Read more here:

The Guardian
23 Nov 2022
Global development is supported by
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
By Sarah Johnson
<<Estimated 45,000 women and girls killed by family member in 2021, UN says
More than five women and girls were killed every hour by a family member in 2021, according to new UN figures on femicide. A report, published on Wednesday, showed that 45,000 women and girls - more than half (56%) of the 81,100 murdered last year worldwide - were killed by their husband, partner or other relative. UN Women and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said the figures were <alarmingly high>, but the true number of femicides - where women are killed because of their gender - is likely to be much higher. Roughly four in 10 deaths in 2021 were not counted as femicides because there was insufficient data. Official figures on femicide have remained largely unchanged over the past decade. Last year, the highest number of femicides at the hands of relatives were in Asia, with 17,800 deaths. However, the research showed that women and girls in Africa were more at risk of being killed by family members. The rate of gender-related killings in the home was estimated at 2.5 per 100,000 of the female population in Africa, compared with 1.4 in the Americas, 1.2 in Oceania, 0.8 in Asia and 0.6 in Europe. The onset of the Covid pandemic in 2020 coincided with a significant increase in femicides in North America and western and southern Europe, according to the research. Data from 25 countries in Europe and the Americas indicates that the increases were largely due to killings carried out by family members other than husbands and partners. <No woman or girl should fear for her life because of who she is,> said Ghada Waly, executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. <To stop all forms of gender-related killings of women and girls, we need to count every victim, everywhere, and improve understanding of the risks and drivers of femicide so we can design better and more effective prevention and criminal justice responses.> Barbara Jimenez-Santiago, a human rights lawyer and the Americas regional coordinator for the international women's rights organisation Equality Now, said comprehensive data on femicide must be made available, and statistics should include deaths that result from other forms of violence. For example, a woman who commits suicide after rape, or a girl who is pregnant because of rape and dies during childbirth. Many countries still have laws that discriminate against women and girls, added Jimenez-Santiago, including those that allow rape within marriage or permit rapists to avoid punishment by marrying the victims.>>
Read more here:

Womens News Agency
18 Nov 2022
By Medine Mamedoglu
<<Women gathering in Amed: The only way against male-state violence is solidarity
The 25th Interim Assembly of Women's Shelters and Solidarity Centers was held in Amed. Women participating in the interim assembly stated that unity makes them stronger and that the only way against femicide and violence is solidarity. Amed- The 25th Interim Assembly of Women’s Shelters and Solidarity Centers was held in Amed. During the three-day interim assembly, hundreds of women discussed many issues. As part of the interim assembly, many workshops about sexual violence, women’s shelters, policies against women, the rights of women and children were organized. The women who participated in the workshops shared their expe-riences. NuJINHA spoke to some women attending the interim assembly. The women emphasized that the only way against femicide, gender-based violence is unity and solidarity.
<We can stand against male-state violence with solidarity>
Kubra Karagoz, volunteer of Mor Catı Women's Shelter Foundation:
<On the 25th Interim Assembly of Women's Shelters and Solidarity Centers, we gathered in Diyarbakır (Amed). We discussed many forms of gender-based violence. While November 25 is approaching, we once again announce our demands and women's uprising against violence. We came together to express how women's solidarity can eliminate violence against women. Such events make us, women, feel better. What we have to do as women is to understand that we are not alone and be aware of the violence against us. The policies carried out against women are deliberative policies. We are seen as second class due to our gender. We can break this cycle by being in solidarity with each other and uniting. With women's solidarity, we can stand against patriarchy, male and state violence. Women in the region are more disadvantaged than the women in the West>
Umran Tas, member of the Van Bar Association:
<I am very happy to attend the 25th Interim Assembly of Women’s Shelters and Solidarity Centers. I learned many things during the interim assembly. Women from every city attended it. I saw how we are strong at discussing our problems and finding solutions for our problems. But there is a missing point. We are aware that women in the Serhat Region are more prevented from accessing justice and are more disadvantaged than women in the West. We should work more to reach more women in the region. Supporting and reaching all wo-men in the region will reduce the problems faced by them. We must break the patriarchal mentality preventing women. Women's struggle can end femicide and gender-based violence>
Dilek Alıcıoglu Comert, member of the Fethiye Women's Counseling and Solidarity Association:
<We see that the number of women's counseling centers have in-creased compared to the past. Before, several women's associations used to participate in the interim assembly but now hundreds of women and women's associations participate in it. It is exciting to be here, it is really nice and promising to meet with women in such an event. Unfortunately, the number of femicide cases is very high. The perpetrators are portrayed as heroes and go unpunished. Women's struggle can end this. All women in the East and the West must struggle together against femicide. Such events give us the opportunity to get to know more women and their situation.>
<The achievements of women are taken from them> >>
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Womens News Agence
18 Nov 2022
<<Newscenter- Women detained while participating activity for November 25 released>>
Read more here:

Womens News Agency
14 Nov 2022
<<Newscenter-Congress of TAJE ends with slogan, 'Jin, Jiyan, Azadi'
Yazidi women, who finalized their second congress with the slogan, 'Jin, Jiyan, Azadi', declared the YJS as their official defense forces.
Shengal - The Yazidi Free Women's Movement (Kurdish: Tevgera Azadiya Jinen Ezidi-TAJE) held its second congress with the motto, <We will protect ourselves against genocidal attacks, we will protect the freedom of women and society>. In addition to 250 delegates, many Arab women, members of the YJS and many guests attended the congress, which was held on the 7th anniversary of the liberation of Shengal. The 2nd congress of the TAJE ended after women made important decisions. They declare the YJS as their official defense forces. At the congress, the TAJE declared the Yazidi (Ezidxan) Women's Units (YJS) as their official defense forces and announced that the TAJE Coordination will also consist of nine people. The women also decided to be in touch with the Yazidi women in Europe. The TAJE also decided to change its flag and to hold its congress once in two years.
Call for the prosecution of the KDP
TAJE member Lava Sengali made the closing speech of the congress and she called for the prosecution of the KDP and ISIS. <We call on the states to prosecute the KDP. The KDP did not protect the people when ISIS attacked Shengal and left the people unprotected. For this reason, we demand the KDP be prosecuted. We, as Yazidi women, will grow our organization and strengthen ourselves,> she said in her speech.
Women finalized their congress after chanting the slogan, <Jin, Jiyan, Azadi (Women, Life, Freedom)>.>>
Read more here:
Note by Gino d'Artali: Read also more about the Yazidi victim of the ISIS and activist and in 2018 co-winner of the Peace Nobel Price with Dr. Denis Mukwege (DRC) who has treated more than 50.000 rape-victims and counting here:  and

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