Women in Cuba: Our Achievements and Continuing Challenges

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Tuesday, December 5, 7pm
Loyola University (downtown)  Corboy Law Center, room  206, 
25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago 
(one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)
 
 
Griselda Aguilera Cabrera, the youngest teacher to participate in Cuba’s heroic Literacy Campaign in 1961,
will address these issues related to women – and other issues – in Cuba:
 
– forging equality of the sexes in Cuba
– the struggle against violence against women and children
– the work of the Federation of Cuban Women
– the societal changes related to homphobia and LGBTs,
– the challenges of educating the new generations
– how Hurricane Irma affected Cuba
– the continuing US blockade and how women are particularly affected
 
 
Sponsors: Loyola University Department of Sociology, Chicago ALBA Solidarity,
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