A new communication campaign for women is addressing psychological abuse.

“It has been developed and launched by the Oscar A. Romero Reflection and Solidarity Group, an NGO working to make violence against women and girls visible and help eradicate it,” said María T. Díaz, its communication specialist.

Teenagers who live under poverty conditions or have committed crimes are now participating in a new project developed by the School of Communication at the University of Havana.

The idea is to make them reflect on family relations, their neighborhoods and school settings.
Reporter Rodolfo Romero told SEMlac that the initial beneficiaries included teenagers at reformatories under the umbrella of the Minors Division at the Ministry of the Interior (MININT), with the support of the Ministry of Education and other local institutions.

Sexist messages that are deeply rooted in patriarchal myths, prejudices and stereotypes often marginalize and underestimate women at work.

“Psycho-social risks have a special negative impact on women,” said Lucía García, a training specialist at a project design company (EPROGIV).

Women account for most emigrants from Cuba to the United States, research works have shown.
Against this background, specialists recommend paying special attention to gender differences under local migration processes.

They formulated this recommendation in an article recently published by Novedades en Población (Population News), a digital review of the University of Havana's Population Study Center. (http://www.novpob.uh.cu/index.php/rnp)

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