Houses of Parliament - Women in Cuba Public Meeting
Campaign News | Tuesday, 24 March 2009
Federation of Cuban Women public meeting in parliament
Committee Room 10, Houses of Parliament
Tuesday 31 March 2009
Doors 6.30pm, Start 7pm
Other Events As Cuba celebrates 50 years of its Revolution this tour offers a chance to see what this has meant for women in the country.
with special guests from Cuba:
Carolina Amador Pérez, International Relations Officer, FMC
Gilda Chacón Bravo, International Department, CTC
plus Angela Smith MP(chair)
Annette Mansell-Green, Unison NEC
Dr Ian Gibson MP, APPG on Cuba
The FMC is one of the largest women's organisations in the world with more than four million members aged 14 and above. Its work has contributed to the fact that women now make up 42% of elected parliamentary positions in Cuba and 38% of senior government positions.
Carolina Amador arrives directly from the FMC’s Congress and will bring the latest thoughts on the challenges facing women in Cuba today.
Gilda Chacon is a representative of the CTC, (Cuba's TUC) and will bring news on the recent changes to Cuban social security and workers rights in Cuba.
More details on all meetings will be updated shortly. For further information call CSC on 020 8800 0155.
This tour is supported by Unison's General Political Fund
NB. Pslease arrive at the Houses of Parliament early to allow time to pass through security checks