With a significant presence in sectors of the economy and society, women in Cuba celebrated on Sunday their International Day.
Cuban women are paid the same as men for equal work. Women hold 53.22 percent of seats in the National Assembly. They make up 60.5 percent of higher education graduates and 67.2 percent of technicians and professionals.
With Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic, in attendance, the Council of State met on Friday and agreed to set the date for the election of provincial governors and vice governors as Saturday, January 18, and to that effect, delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power will meet simultaneously that day, throughout the country.