The 12th National Women's Congress will open this year in Beijing, the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) announced on January 15.
The organization said the congress will be a great event in the political life of Chinese women from all walks of life, and will be historic under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
The meeting is expected to have far-reaching influence and help mobilize hundreds of millions of Chinese women to dedicate themselves to building a moderately prosperous society in all respects; to strive for new victories in constructing socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era; and to write a new chapter for women's causes with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
Officials said the congress will also summarize the progress made by Chinese women over the past five years in boosting social and economic development under the strong leadership of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, and draw up a blueprint for the development of Chinese women in the next half-decade.
According to the regulations of the ACWF, the National Women's Congress is held every five years and chaired by its executive committee.
(Source: clady.cn / Translated and edited by Women of China)