Villagers in Kashgar Prefecture study the congress spirit. [Women Voice]
Women across the nation have shown enthusiasm for studying the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which was held in Beijing from October 18-24, according to officials.
During the historic meeting, President Xi Jinping announced that China has entered a new era.
Guan Gaiyu holds the title of March 8th Red-banner Pacesetter and works in a railway and bridge-building company in north China's Hebei Province.
She said: "By studying the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress I can see that our Party always puts people first and our nation is becoming stronger.
"As a builder on the front line, I'm proud to be a contributor to our country's prosperity. I'll work harder in the future."
Xinjiang Women's Federation
Xinjiang Women's Federation recently held cultural activities on the theme of "Learning the CPC congress spirit" in Qunbusi Village, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, attended by nearly 500 locals.
Ainipa Abudula, head of the publicity team of the regional women'sfederation, interpreted the congress spirit into simple-to-understand phrases and presented villagers with vivid examples.
Jin Jingnanis from Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, northeast China's Jilin Province. Her household has previously been honored with the title of National Most Beautiful Family.
Jin said, "Our whole family watched the 19th CPC National Congress on TV. We were excited and full of expectations for the country's future."
"Our local tourist site–for the Korean Chinese Minority Traditional Tribe–has experienced great changes in the past five years since the 18th CPC National Congress finished.
We built seven new buildings that can house over 300 people; constructed a new parking lot that can hold over 300 cars;as well as new roads, road lights, lawns and monitoring systems. Our hometown, Bailong,was honored as a National Characteristic Village."
She said, "In future, we will learn the spirit of the congress so as to lead my fellow countrymen to gain more income and make our tourist site even more popular."
Retired Women's Federation Officials
Retired officials of Qingdao Women's Federation held a discussion on the theme of "Studying the congress spirit fromthe perspective of urban-ruraldevelopment" and carried out field research in the city of Jimo, east China's Shandong Province.
Many said they were proud to witness the course of how China has gotten stronger in the past decades, and mentioned that they are confident for the country's future.
Charity Program Leader
Xue Xiaoyan is secretary-general of the Angel Moms initiative in southeast China's Fujian Province.
Xue said, "In the past five years, more generous and kind women have joined public welfare events in Fuqing to help the children and the elderly in rural areas, as well as impoverished women."
She recalled the congress report showed concern for vulnerable groups and hopes more volunteers could join their team to help more people in need.
Head of Female Village Officials
Wang Wei is the president of the Female College Graduates Village Officials Association in the city of Changzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province.
Wang said, "How to serve the people while fulfilling our personal value is an important subject for us college graduate officials.
"The Party has carried out a large number of positive policies and guidelines to encourage young village officials to start their own businesses, and many of them have successfully done so and helped locals gain more income.
"The concerns of the Party and the trust of the villagers are reasons why we would and should work harder."
"I will continue to serve the people while showing my personal ability to lead the villagers to gain wealth and have a better life," she added.
Song Linghua attended the 19th CPC National Congress as a delegate and an official of grassroots women's federation in east China's Zhejiang Province.
Song said, "I paid particular attention to the women and children-related content when I listened to the report. President Xi said the nation would adhere to the fundamental State policy of gender equality, and protect the legitimate rights and interests of women and minors and improve the system for supporting and caring for so-called 'left-behind' children, women, and elderly people in rural areas.
"All these policies show that the Party has attached great emphasis to women's causes, family and children's development.
She said, "I'll work hard to improve my ability in leading the grassroots Party members and women to follow the Party, protect women's rights, and encourage more women to participate in the construction of family civilization."
Liu Lisi is a police officer in Longling County, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Liu said, "The report delivered by President Xi at the congress says that ensuring every dimension of the rule of law is one of the 14 points that form the basic policy that underpins our endeavor to uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
"Studying the congress spirit can help us clear our working thoughts on understanding laws and regulations and upgrade our goals, thus improving our abilities to better enforce the law.
"We will finish the tasks given to us by the Party and the people to a high standard and with high quality, fulfilling our roles as builders and the defenders of the cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics."
Wang Shujuan is president of an agriculture products company and a Provincial March 8th Red-banner Pacesetter award winnerin southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Wang said, "As an entrepreneur, I can see the attention and the care given by the Party committee and the government.
"My company has helpedimpoverished peoplekeep beesin Qingchuan County for the past five years, lifting some of them out of poverty."
Wu Shuxiang has worked as village official for nine years in northeastern China's Liaoning Province since she graduated from college.
Wu said, "President Xi Jinping's report spoke to the heartfelt wishes of the people.
"I will tell villagers that President Xi said the government is and will continue to commit to a people-centered approach and promote the coordinated development of compulsory education in urban and rural areas, while giving particular attention to rural areas on the meeting.
"I will let them know that the 'prioritizing the development of agriculture and rural areas' means that the government will give more resources and carry out more favorable policies to solve the issues concerning agriculture, the countryside and farmers."
Qingyang Women's Federation
Qingyang Women's Federation in northwest China's Gansu Province held a meeting to study the congress spirit on October 26.
The president of the organization said, "Studying and publicizing the spirit of the congress are the top priorities in the political work in a period.
"The emphasis and more resources should be lower down to rural areas and villagers.
"By taking advantage of Women's Home centers, officials should interpret and spread the congress spirit in the way that villagers love to see and hear.
"Furthermore, role models such as Most Beautiful Family winners, or model households that earned the title of Keeping a Beautiful Yard, along with many others, should play their leading role in learning the spirit."
Retired officials of Qingdao Women's Federation study the congress spirit. [Women Voice]
(Source: Women Voice/Translated and edited by Women of China)
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