Friday, June 1

Toronto Meeting - June 2 - Role of Women In Cuban Society

A few simple statistics speak for themselves: In Cuba, women make up 46% of the workforce in the state civil sector, 66.1% in the category of technicians and professionals, 48.9% of researchers, 63.3% of university graduates, 56% of doctors and 52.3% of healthcare personnel working on missions abroad. A total of 71% of district attorneys and 36% of parliament members are women

Guest Speakers: Alicia González (pictured), from the International Department of the Cuban Federation of Women (FMC) and Alicia Camila Campos Perez, the Secretary General of the Federation of Cuban Women in the province of Villa Clara, will discuss the gains and advancement of women in Cuban society. The FMC is an NGO, which was established in 1960. Women have been a leading force in the Cuban revolutionary process.

Sponsored by: Socialist Action - U of T Club
Meeting Information: Saturday, June 2nd 2:30 PM @ 252 Bloor St. W., OISE, Room #2-212(at the St. George subway station)

LINK: Working TV - Women In The Cuban Revolution

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