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
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
Activists against homophobia in Cuba are seeking to come up with a common agenda, increase their political influence, and fully exercise their basic rights. The exclusion of a group of LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer) activists from a supposedly gay-friendly bar in Havana has been widely reported.
Flattering comments, high heels for women, jokes about women drivers, and scolding boys for crying are just some of the most frequently seen acts of sexism. It was precisely against this background that young Brazilian artist Larissa Bezerra has developed a trans-media project.
Non-heterosexual identities in contemporary Cuban art are being made visible by the latest issue of Extramuros magazine, which was launched on June 27, on the eve of the Gay Pride Day.
Holy orders for women were pure utopia in the early 1960s, when theologian Gisela Pérez started to wage a battle along these lines at her Baptist Church in Santiago de Cuba, around 860 kilometers east of Havana.She managed to raise awareness among religious leaders in favor of the move and
While the patriarchal masculinity model continues to prevail in Cuba, new paternity modalities are now being given greater visibility, experts believe.
Non-heterosexual people are often accused of being sick, depraved and sinful, and continue to be rejected by the Church. Noemí Vázquez (60), whose partner has for decades been another woman, speaks of her love of Christ with the same conviction she defends her legitimate sexual orientation.