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Cuba: Presents Femicide Statistics for the First Time

After decades denying that femicides take place in Cuba (a tragic reality which we have been systematically denouncing on Alas Tensas, as it is one of the reasons we write our magazine), the Cuban government has finally acknowledged this great scourge.

It’s a very important step, because it means to say that (even though it came very late) the Cuban government is no longer shutting victims of gender-based violence out, it is no longer turning its back on them. Recognizing the problem is inevitably the first thing you need to do in order to provide support.

And, this recognition has finally come, in the first National Report about the implementation of Agenda 2030 which the Cuban government has made public and was reviewed by IPS news agency.

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