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revolution has in Cuban women today an impressive political force

Fidel Castro

revolution has in Cuban women today an impressive political force

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Published by Editorial de Ciencias Sociales in La Habana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Cuba -- Social conditions,
    • Women -- Employment -- Cuba,
    • Women in politics -- Cuba

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFidel Castro.
      SeriesEdiciones politicas
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1507 .C37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p. :
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5241972M
      LC Control Number75313438

      Cienfuegos and Guevara and their men entered Havana January 2,and disarmed the remaining military installations. The direct action of the working class in seizing industry and in many cases, in exerting democratic control over this industry; the organization of the peasantry into democratically run cooperatives; the arming of the masses with the formation of the militias—all this, while it was not consummated in the actual control over the state by the working class, did give the masses a very real weight in the political life of the country. The Cuban economy has been able to continue functioning under these blows only because the Soviet Union came to its aid by taking Cuban sugar in return for oil, munitions, and essential industrial products. The other two sections split between agriculture at Also, the greatest shortages of resources were in production sectors which are traditionally male-dominated. First, the Catholic Church played a lesser role in the colonization of Cuba and remained less powerful and influential on the island than throughout the rest of Spanish America.

      According to Cuba's census, the percentage of illiterate males 26 percent exceeded that of illiterate females 21 percent. Subsequently the structure of the union movement, was revised to eliminate the autonomy of individual unions, placing centralized control in the hands of a small bureaucratic group. On July 26th,an attack was led on the Moncada Barracks in Cuba. She doubts whether the government in Cuba will be able to keep socialism alive in the island and takes isolated news and opinions to reach to a general conclusion which is intentionally biased. Eventually, Batista decided the situation was hopeless.

      Bureaucratism 9. This profession, which is as old as humanity itself, is present throughout the world. Even the most democratic of institutions, the popular militia, was deprived of the essential democratic right to elect its own officers. Cuban society taught young boys to demonstrate their machismo: a Latin notion of male superiority and aggressiveness demonstrated by virility, strength, confidence, courage, and power. Three women are at the head of important ministries: domestic trade, foreign investment, and technology, science and the environment. Ten years later the figure had increased to


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Revolution has in Cuban women today an impressive political force book

At the same time lower-class women, who often had to perform low-status menial labor outside the home, could rarely afford what was seen as the luxury of unemployment.

In the 19th century, Cuba was a Spanish colony. Women showed a great ability to adapt themselves to temporary work when work places had to close down because there weren't enough raw materials, fuel or electricity.

Defying the odds, Guevara and weary rebels defeated a much larger force at the city of Santa Clara in a siege that lasted from December 28—30, capturing valuable munitions in the process. Currently, there is a great deal of talk about the feminisation of poverty.

With seventeen battalions, tanks, planes, and ships, they planned to enter the Sierra Maestra and force a showdown with Castro's rebels.

Women "seldom [ran] for office nor [did] they appear often as members of boards, commissions, or other appointive positions at the policy-making level. Just the will, of one man. He made long speeches and the government belatedly tried to shut him up by claiming he was too ill to attend his own trial.

Investment grew at The patriarchal traditions of the Church, particularly in the nineteenth century and before, tended to subordinate women and confine them to childbearing and child rearing in the home.

This was most clearly evident in the case of the Cuban Trade Unions whose democratically elected leadership, whatever its vices, was composed of Fidelistas who had ousted the old pro-Batista bureaucrats in There was a positive trade balance for Cuba in Under Castro, Cuba has become a player on the international stage.

Aftermath and Legacy The Castro brothers quickly consolidated their power, sweeping away all remnants of the Batista regime and muscling out all of the rival rebel groups that had aided them in their rise to power. The prime example is its intervention in Angola: thousands of Cuban troops were sent there in the s to support a leftist movement.

First, the Catholic Church played a lesser role in the colonization of Cuba and remained less powerful and influential on the island than throughout the rest of Spanish America.

This attack was the start of a revolution. Far from guaranteeing freedom of speech to all tendencies supporting the revolution, the Cuban government since April 17 has begun major repressions. When released, he was forced into exile for his safety. Working together through Operation Condor, these repressive governments waged a war of terror on their own citizens.

Within the National Assembly, Even though there has been progress made today, many women still feel oppressed even in the most developed countries. Defend the Revolution You can freely copy, display and otherwise distribute this work. Social Upheaval 3. Young girls, however, were expected to be gracious, attractive, retiring, virtuous, and virgin.

The 7th FMC Congress, which will be held from March 6 to 8 in Havana, will be a new forum from which women will demand rights withheld from them, not by law but by traditions still existing within Cuban society. I could even say that they have better opportunities than generations born during the s or 80s.

Communist Cuba would be a thorn in the side of the United States for decades, triggering international incidents such as the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis. In women filled more than 48 percent of jobs in the service sector. Organized child care in prerevolutionary Cuba remained extremely limited.

Castro introduced laws for equality of black Cubans and more rights for women.The prime example is its intervention in Angola: thousands of Cuban troops were sent there in the s to support a leftist movement.

The Cuban revolution inspired revolutionaries throughout Latin America as idealistic young men and women took up arms to try and change hated governments for new ones. The results were mixed. REVQ~~I~9~ REVOLUTION Revolution within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, Book Presentation by Author Michelle Chase Tuesday, March 22, PM I Books & Books Aragon Ave., Coral Gables The story of women's part in the Cuban revolutionary struggle has only now received comprehensive.

Nov 09,  · This debate forum is not aligned to any political party. In today's politics, many ideas are split between and even within all the political parties.

Often we find ourselves agreeing on one platform but some topics break our mold. We are here to discuss them in a civil political debate.

The Cuban Revolution

10 Achievements of the Cuban Revolution. About Dreaming in Cuban “Impressive [Cristina García’s] story is about three generations of Cuban women and their separate responses to the revolution.

Her special feat is to tell it in a style as warm and gentle as the ‘sustaining aromas of vanilla and almond,’ as rhythmic as the music of Beny Moré.”—Time. Oct 06,  · Since its inception, the HDR has repeatedly confirmed the advances and progress of the Cuban Revolution.

Cuba is firmly placed in the High Human Author: Isaac Saney. “On January 8,Fidel made his grand entrance into Havana.

With his son Fidelito at his side, he rode on top of a Sherman tank to Camp Columbia, where he gave the first of his long, rambling, difficult-to-endure speeches.