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Cuba: Women as Soldiers?

Categories: Latin America, Cuba, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Politics, Women & Gender

Octavo Cerco [1] is irritated by a sign which suggests that “we Cuban women form a battalion for the defense of the fatherland”, saying: “It bothers me greatly that the multiple mass organizations which supposedly represent groups of Cubans feel like they have the right to speak for everyone, robbing individuals of their voices to make them into the single voice of the apparatus of control.”