Zhejiang to Enhance Gender Equality Policy

January 13, 2014
By Chen YeEditor: Zhang Jiamin & Sylvia Liu

Zhejiang to Enhance Gender Equality Policy
Experts from eastern China's Zhejiang Province's high people's court and procuratorate, Zhejiang Provincial Committee Party School of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Zhejiang University, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University and big law firms are appointed as experts to assess policies concerning women's rights and interests on January 9, 2014. [Zhejiang Women's Federation / Chen Ye]
Eastern China's Zhejiang Province to establish an assessment and consultancy mechanism to implement the basic national policy of gender equality at the level of laws, policies and regulations, according to a conference jointly held by the Zhejiang Women's Federation and Legislative Affairs Office of the People's Government of Zhejiang Province on January 9, 2014.

Work assessment joint conferences will be held within the mechanism, during which experts will discuss and assess the legitimacy, rationality and effectiveness of the policies and regulations concerning women's rights and interests. The mechanism will also focus on addressing problems that women confront in their development, raising the awareness of gender equality among policy makers.

Twenty-one experts from the province's high people's court and procuratorate, Zhejiang Provincial Committee Party School of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Zhejiang University, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University and big law firms were appointed as experts to work for the mechanism at the conference.

Liu Bohong who is professor of the China Women's University and former deputy director of the Women's Studies Institute of China (WSIC) of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) spoke on the topic of 'integrating gender equality into mainstream decision-making'.

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