Thursday, 13 June 2019 21:17

Disabled Congress in Cuba: Respect for Diversity

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The 6th Congress of the Cuban Association of the Physically Handicapped (Aclifim) is taking place this Thursday in the Convention Center in Havana, defending respect for diversity, inclusion and the effective participation of the disabled.


Havana, Cuba.- The organizers of the event told local media that the participants represent more than 77,000 people with physical and motor disabilities in Cuba and will discuss the achievements of the Association.

Achieving the true empowerment of women with disabilities is also part of the objectives of the meeting, they noted.

Likewise, the projection of the organization's work for the coming years and other key issues for its work will be addressed.

Aclifim, created on March 14, 1980, seeks to integrate people with physical-motor disabilities to a socially useful life with equal rights and opportunities, refers its website.

It currently represents more than 74,000 members before the Cuban Government and national and foreign organizations. (PL)

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