Hu's Report Highlights Women's, Children's Rights Protection

November 12, 2012
Editor: Hou Jianjun

The basic state policy of equality between men and women will be adhered to and women's and children's rights will be guaranteed, according to the report delivered by General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese President Hu Jintao during the opening ceremony of the 18th CPC National Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2012.

Women's and children's work was mentioned several times in Hu's report, which will act as a guideline for future efforts in these fields. 

Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and president of China, delivers a keynote report during the opening ceremony of the 18th CPC National Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2012. [chinanews.com]

Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and president of China, delivers a keynote report during the opening ceremony of the 18th CPC National Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2012. [chinanews.com]


Hu said that the role of women's federations, as well as labor unions and youth leagues, will be given full play to convey public opinions and safeguard the legal rights of the people.

With regards to deepening the reform of the cadre and personnel system, Hu emphasized that more outstanding young women cadres and ethnic minority cadres will be selected and trained. He added that young cadres are encouraged to work at grassroots levels and in areas with tough conditions.

In terms of strengthening social management and innovation, Hu said that the social management duties of the government, people's organizations and private enterprises will be enhanced.

(Source: women.org.cn / Translated by womenofchina.cn)

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