Dr Daliany Kersh, Assistant Professor in International History and International Relations and Programme Leader in American Studies at Richmond, has recently had a blog published by LSE on the women of Cuba.

The blog, entitled, ‘Are the women of Cuba facing another feminised Special Period?’, poses the question, ‘Will Cuban women, as primary caregivers and managers of household economies, once again bear the brunt of severe shortages and austerity measures? Or have the right steps been taken to prevent another feminised economic crisis?

Read the full piece here.

Dr Daliany is the author of ‘Women’s Work in Special Period Cuba: Making Ends Meet’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).