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Díaz-Canel attends presentation of web portal on gender equality

Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel participated in the presentation of the web portal of the Observatory on Gender Equality, an initiative that the day before he described as essential for decision-making in this area.

At the opening ceremony, Diaz-Canel was accompanied by the president of the National Assembly of People’s Power (parliament), Esteban Lazo; the secretary general of the Federation of Cuban Women, Teresa Amarelle; Deputy Prime Minister Ines Maria Chapman and other guests, the national parliament’s published on Twitter.

Cuba continues to advance in the protection of women’s rights with the creation of this observatory, the head of State previously referred on the social network itself, where he anticipated that he would be at the inaugural ceremony this morning.

Amarelle also explained on Twitter that the digital site constitutes a tool where indicators are compiled, processed and made visible from a gender and legal approach. This interactive platform integrates the three pillars of government management: science and innovation, informatization and social communication.

The initiative is part of the actions of the National Program for the Advancement of Women, approved by the Council of Ministers in October 2021, which was put into effect by Presidential Decree 198/2021 of March 8 of that year in the Gaceta Oficial.


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