Feminine presence in local economy

Mujer rural cubana 1With a decisive protagonism in the social and economic life of the Isle of Youth the women celebrates August 23, date that commemorates the 52 anniversary of their organization, which dignified them.

 

 

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With a decisive protagonism in the social and economic life of the Isle of Youth the women celebrates August 23, date that commemorates the 52 anniversary of their organization, which dignified them.

Martha González, member of the municipal secretaryship of the Cuba Women Federation (FMC) here informed that of 40 500 employees of the Municipality around 16 000 are women, which represents more than 40 percent.

The leader also mentioned the sectors where the feminine representation is concentrated: Health, Education, Food, Trade and Gastronomy and the services, as well as Agriculture, where 478 of them have taken the Law Decree 259, fundamentally in activities like the brood of animals and the fomentation of the urban agriculture.

She highlighted the possibilities of the self employment, sector to which many women have incorporated in order to improve their family economy.

In occasion to the date, the FMC strengthens the work from the root and the management of the Centre of orientation to the woman and the family, which develops different courses; the organization also supports Public Health in the hygienization of the communities with the objective of prevent diseases, as well as contributes to the social and economic process of the country.


Traslation: Lien Fernández Sánchez

 

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