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Federated women from Matanzas pay homage to Vilma and Fidel on their anniversary

Gloria Machado León 22 agosto, 2016

The Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) in the province of Matanzas, pays homage to its historical leaders, Vilma Espin and our Commander Fidel Castro Ruz in its 90 decades of fruitful life, as part of the activities for their anniversary 56th.

The day included a number of exchanges with the women, including the of the Union that have remained as health brigade of the Organization over the years, a group of whom have left suss tracks, especially when the mercenary invasion of Playa Giron and its work in conjunction with the Doctor and Nurse Family, in monitoring pregnant women, maternal and child health program, support for the elderly in homes and homes grandparents and prevention work to prevent proliferation Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Dialogue with females who work in the non-state sector, totaling more than twelve thousand in the Matanzas territory was interesting, because important issues related to their rights and duties were discussed. Interventions excelled the need to unionize, in order to guarantee with employers maternity leave, retirement, vacation and other issues of concern, as this sector grows and contributes to the country’s economy.

A fraternal dialogue with delegates of People’s Power who take high responsibilities in various sectors of society, where the role of women in governance discussed, highlighting the tireless struggle of Vilma Espin in defense of the rights of the women was also held. There was also discussion about Fidel and the Revolution of women.

The general secretary of the organization in Matanzas, Odalys García Pérez, said that 45 percent of the workforce in the state sector is represented by women; and 28 in the non-state. He referred to the partner of the House of Focus on Women and the Family, which have benefited those with conflicts and provide various courses, including hairdressing and dressmaking.

The leader said that in the thirteen municipalities are carried out cultural galas. The provincial evening will take place in Jovellanos with the delivery of 30 Distinctions August 23rd to federate founders and to those who have worked in blocks and delegations with enthusiasm and dedication.


Original text by on Aug 22nd, 2016

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