Women Are a Great Force That Promotes the Progress of CivilizationSeptember 22, 2015China has attached great importance to women's liberation, and to the development and achievement of gender equality in different periods, and it has witnessed the historic progress of women's movement. The country needs greater contributions and wisdom from women than ever before.— Chinese President Xi Jinping
All Sectors of Society Should Respect Women and Support Women's DevelopmentSeptember 21, 2015The Chinese Government has resolutely implemented the State policy of gender equality, and it has provided opportunities for women to contribute their talents to the country and make personal achievements. We have also created conditions to protect women's lawful rights and guarantee women's equal access to benefits that result from reform and development.— Then-Chinese President Hu Jintao
History Tells Us the Fate of Women Is Linked with That of All MankindSeptember 20, 2015Women's status rises alongside the development of society, and the progress of the times. Full and equal participation by women in the fulfillment of the two major tasks of all countries, namely, peace and development, is indispensable. Only by involving themselves in maintaining peace and promoting development can women reach the goal of improving their status.— Then-Chinese President Jiang Zemin
Promoting Women And Children's Development, Protecting Their Legal Rights And InterestsSeptember 21, 2015Promoting women and children's development and protecting their legal rights and interests are promises by the Chinese Government to the international community. They are also part of China's efforts to ensure the advancement of society and civilization.— Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong made the above comments during the second plenary session of the fifth executive committee of the National Working Committee on Children and Women, under the State Council, on January 25, 2010.
Improvement of Women's Status, Promotion of Gender EqualitySeptember 19, 2015Improvement of women's status and promotion of gender equality not only involve women's interests, they also affect how well human's intelligence is used and whether productive forces are liberated. Women are a great force for human progress and world peace. Without the participation of women, there would not be either development or lasting peace.— Then-Chinese Vice-Premier Wu Yi made the above comments during the 23rd special session of the United Nations General Assembly, on June 5, 2000.
Families: Important Places of Fostering Core Socialist ValuesSeptember 21, 2015We will implement resolutely the State policy of gender equality, and we will perform our duty of representing and protecting women's rights and interests. We will rely on the socialist law system, with Chinese characteristics, and we will seek better mechanisms to promote the implementation of the gender-equality policy and to secure women's rights.— Shen Yueyue, Vice-Chairperson of the NPC Standing Committee and ACWF President, made the above comments during the 11th National Women's Congress of China, on October 31, 2013.