Distinction of the 23rd of August
CUB098 Distinción 23 de Agosto
- Distinction was instituted by Decree-Law No.86 of 26 July 1985.
- Distinction is awarded to Cuban people in recognition of their accomplishments over twenty years or more in the Federation of Cuban Women (Federación de Mujeres Cubanas), and for maintaining an exemplary and consistent attitude towards revolutionary principles.
- Federation of Cuban Women - was established in 1960 under the revolutionary government with Vilma Espín as its president.