Havana, Wednesday 21 de November de 2018 03:21 am

Cuban Women Federation Marks 54 Anniversary

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HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 23 (acn) The Cuban Women's Federation is marking its 54th anniversary August 23 in the Eastern province of Guantanamo, a territory where women has made important achievements.

In Guantanamo, 191 thousand 936 women are members of the organization, representing 90.9 percent of total integration over the national average.

A total 300 Guantanamo young women joined community work after turning 14 years old, the age stipulated to become organization member. Another 3 thousand 600 future members will join in this year.

Women in Guantanamo lead the economic, political and social development in the eastern territory, where they stand for 67 percent of the technical and professional labor, particularly in education, healthcare and culture.

The Cuban Women's Federation was created August 23, 1960 to implement policies and programs in the benefit of the Cuban women's integral social, economic and political development.

At present, the organization counts on 3 million members.

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