|Shen Yueyue, Vice-Chairperson of the NPC Standing Committee and President of the All-China Women's Federation, issues certificates to advanced groups and individuals who have made contributions to protection of women and children's rights. [Women of China]|
BEIJING, November 28 (Xinhua) — Nearly 2,000 groups and individuals were awarded for their contributions to protecting women and children's rights, according to a launch ceremony held in Beijing Thursday.
Launched by the All China Women's Federation (ACWF) in 2001, the awards project promotes the protection of women and children's rights.
The awarded 996 groups and 995 individuals this year were chosen from various circles including education, public security, civil affairs and health departments.
The ceremony also published 10 major cases marking China's endeavors in fighting against rape, molestation, sexual harassment and domestic violence, and protecting women's reproductive rights and rural land ownership.
The cases, selected by over 20 professionals, provide guidance for more women to defend their legal rights in the future.
|Huang Xiaowei, Secretary of the Leading Party Members' Group of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) and Vice-President and First Member of the Secretariat of the ACWF, awards certificates to institutions involved in 10 major cases of defending women and children's rights. [Women of China]|
|A scene play represents one of the 10 major cases during the event. [Women of China]|
|An expert analyzes the cases and provides advice on defending women and children's legal rights. [Women of China]|
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