ACWF VP Calls On Women to Promote Rule of Law in China

February 28, 2015
By Zhang PingEditor: Arnold Hou

Afterwards, five female representatives from the legal sector, government organs, the media and grassroots organizations delivered speeches respectively, expressing their determination to shoulder their responsibility for China's legal construction.

Zhang Yingxin speaks at the conference. [Women of China/Zhang Ping]

Zhang Yingxin, a judge from the Supreme People's Court, said in her speech that she would address every case fairly in her daily work, perform her duties and responsibilities granted by the constitution and law, and serve the people wholeheartedly.

 

 

Shi Qiuchi speaks at the conference. [Women of China/Zhang Ping]

Shi Qiuchi, a worker from the Ministry of Water Resources, said in her speech that as a an individual working in public service for the government, she would take the lead to be a model of respecting, learning, abiding by and making use of the law and to be honest and self-disciplined in her work.

Chen Yun speaks at the conference. [Women of China/Zhang Ping]

Chen Yun, an official from the Xinhua New Agency, said in her speech that to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the basic state policy of gender equality, the launch of the campaign is sure to be effective in implementing the spirit of the Fourth Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee. She said that as a journalist, she would blend traditional media and new media together to strengthen the publicity of the Law on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests, the Marriage Law, the Law on the Protection of Minors and others. She will stay close to the grassroots to conduct investigations and research and seek methods for solving difficult problems. Furthermore, she will report more about women's accomplishments with respect to China's legal construction and about cases involving the violation of women and children's rights and interests, to uphold justice and give rise to authoritative and rational voices in a bid to push the government to solve the problems.

Chang Limei speaks at the conference. [Women of China/Zhang Ping]

Chang Limei, a rural woman from Luquan District in Shijiazhuang, capital city of north China's Hebei Province, said in her speech that she would help organize and take part in training sessions carried out at the women's activity center in her village, persuade the women around her to listen to speeches delivered by female lawyer volunteers, help each other between neighborhoods, and safeguard their own rights and interests using the law and the platform established by the local women's federation.

Wang Hong speaks at the conference. [Women of China/Zhang Ping]

Wang Hong, a woman in Beijing's Dongcheng District, said in her speech that she would take the lead in respecting, learning, abiding by and using the law and would call on her relatives and friends to achieve this. In addition, she and the people around her will regulate their behavior, abide by the law on a daily basis. When their rights and interests are violated, they will safeguard them using the law. When they encounter difficulties, they will ask help from the local women's federations, public bureaus and judicial organs.

In attendance at the conference were Huang Ermei, vice president of the Supreme People's Court, and Tan Lin, member of the Secretariat of the ACWF. The conference was presided over by Jiao Yang, member of the Secretariat of the ACWF.

More than 100 representatives from central-government organs, several female communities and departments and ACWF work units attended the conference.

(Source: China Women's News/Translated and edited by Women of China)

 

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