58th anniversary of the FMC.

HAVANA, Cuba.- A greeting to the members of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) from the Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, was read in Las Tunas province by Teresa Amarelle Boue, secretary general of the FMC during the celebration for the 58 years of its organization.

Amarelle Boue remarked that unity was and continues to be the premise of the emergence of the women’s organization, and each of its members is a reflection of the enthusiastic force, large and decisive for the Revolution as defined by Fidel, under the guidance of President Vilma Espin.

As a member of the FMC Youth Front raised her voice Adairis Fonseca Mastrapa, to highlight the unique moment, in addition to the Tenth Congress, with the decisive role in the popular consultation of the draft reform of the Constitution, on behalf of the organization that made Cuban women worthy of the dreams of social justice.

The Secretary General of the FMC referred to the right of perceiving equal wages as men for work of equal value in all positions, the female presence in decision-making positions by representing 53.22 per cent in Parliament, and a 48 of the other leading positions in State administration agencies.