Report: Cuba Gender Equality Good, But Threatened
But Delgado said some workplace discrimination continues, and bosses can be hesitant to hire female employees for fear they might have children and miss work. In many families a husband's role is to "help out" rather than "share" household chores, she added.
"After the triumph of the revolution, women's lives changed and doors were opened," Delgado said. "But I would say machismo continues to exist in our society. Perhaps out of sight, but there it is, lurking."
Associated Press writer Anne-Marie Garcia in Havana contributed to this report.___ Follow Peter Orsi on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Peter_Orsi
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