IPS Interviews Cuba’s National Center For Sex Education Director At LAC Population Conference

Inter Press Service correspondent Raúl Pierri interviews Mariela Castro, director of Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) and a member of the high-level task force for the International Conference on Population and Development, during the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, taking place Aug. 12-15 in Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital. “As director of CENESEX, Castro has led campaigns in Cuba against the spread of HIV/AIDS and to advocate the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community,” IPS writes. Castro discusses reproductive health and sex education advances in Cuba, sexual diversity, marriage equality, and abortion, among other issues (8/15).