The history of women and gender in Cuba
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- Changing the Image: Cuban Women & Media
- By Karen Lee, APC, 8 December 1995. following the First Iberoamerican
Women in Communications Conference in 1993, Cuban women in
working in communications meet regularly to discuss the challenges
faced by women and propose some solutions.
- Feminism, Communism and Catholicism
- By Lisa Macdonald, Green Left Weekly, 4 February 1998.
The Cuban government knew that allowing the Pope almost
unlimited scope to spread his reactionary message on the family
was a double-edged sword. Because the revolution gave all Cuban
women much more freedom, encouragement, resources and confidence,
the pope's reactionary sermons will fall on largely unreceptive
- Struggle For Women's Equality In U.S., Cuba
- By Rose Berbeo, the Militant, 6 April 1998. The event,
"Women In Cuba Today" sponsored by Casa de las Américas.
The question of women is permanently on the agenda of the Cuban
revolution. An annual UN report lists Cuba as ranking 16th in the
world for development of women.
- Homosexuality in Cuba: revolution within the
- By Jo Ellis, greenleft.news, 4 July 1999. Pre-revolutionary Cuba
was no paradise for gays and lesbians. In the 1960s and 1970s,
Cuban homosexuals continued to face discrimination. Why? Since
1986, the Cuban state has consciously tried to counter homophobia.
- Equality Before the Law Has Not Eliminated
- By Dalia Acosta, IPS, 25 November 1999. Forty years of legally
sanctioned gender equality in Cuba have not sufficed to uproot
deeply ingrained sexist attitudes and domestic abuse. In spite
of the predominance of women in some areas of the economy, sexist
attitudes remain largely unchanged.