Conference in the U.S. to address specific issues on Cuba

Cuban women at the forefront: The progress of women’s human rights and the Cuban Family Code, is one of the issues tackled down at US-Cuba International Normalization Conference.


According to the organizers of the solidarity meeting, held in New York, Cuba is amid a domestic debate involving as many as 78,000 meetings over the new ‘Family Code’ Bill.

The meeting is attended by the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC, in Spanish) delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) headed by its Secretary-General Teresa Amarelle.

Participants will address why it´s necessary to build solidarity with FMC to put an end to the US blockade.

Among panelists to the Conference are Jan Strout, Collaboration of American Women and Cuba and Women United: Organizing for a Global Feminist Future!, Kathryn Trujillo-Hall, Founder of Birthing Project, USA and Ambassador of the International Federation for Gender and Human Rights (FIGHR), among others.

Other topics will also be presented, such as “Cuba’s approach to the climate crisis and Task Life” by Helen Yaffe, Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow and respected specialist in Cuban studies.

In the evening, there will be a rally against Washington’s economic and political war against Cuban sovereignty, whose speakers will include representatives of the Cuban Mission to the United Nations and the FMC, and Carlos Lazo, founder of Puentes de Amor.

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