Farmers Association Seeks Women

HAVANA TIMES, June 30 — The non-governmental National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) hopes to incorporate 100,000 women linked to agricultural production, said Rilma Román, president of the association in the Cuban capital.

“We have received training on gender subjects, which has allowed us to be better prepared to understand the lack of understanding of men and also of some women, to overcome machismo and at times the fear of participating,” affirmed Román, reported IPS.

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  • The old U.S. movie Salt of the Earth, made by blacklisted Hollywood people, is directly relevant to the struggle of women for equality and advancement. It’s about a miners’ strike in the state of New Mexico, and depicts how the women take over the strike and win it. The men are forced by the law to stay home and tend to the houses and kids, and they learn a stunning lesson.

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