Cuba, Women & Internationalism – free event!

1 Jun
…Cymru Cuba, in conjunction with the United Nations Association, presents…
“Cuba, Women and Internationalism”
A public event with guest speakers
Carolina Amador Pérez & Ana Milagros Martínez Rielo from the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC)
The Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff
7pm on Wednesday 16th June

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC). It is one of the largest women’s organisations in the world, with more than 3 million members aged 14 and above. The activities of the FMC has contributed to the achievement of women now making up 42% of elected parliamentary positions in Cuba. So this is a unique opportunity to hear first hand about the achievements made by women in Cuba over the last 50 years, the challenges they still face, and the latest news from the island.
Six months after the Haiti earthquake almost 1000 Cuban trained medics are still volunteering in the country. The meeting will also provide an update on Cuba’s support in the country and show a short film about the role Cuban doctors in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Entry to the event is FREE
Contact Matt Brierly: cymrucuba@hotmail.com / 078721 00094

Flyer (PDF) — Cuba, Women & Internationalism

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