China-Australian Workshop on Women's Rights Protection Held in Yinchuan

ByYe Shan April 30, 2019
The China-Australian Workshop on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests, an event under the China-Australia Human Rights Technical Cooperation Program, was held in Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, from April 15 to 19, 2019. [For Women of China]

 

The China-Australian Workshop on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests, an event under the China-Australia Human Rights Technical Cooperation Program, was held in Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, from April 15 to 19, 2019.

Tan Lin, Vice-President and Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation, attended the workshop's opening ceremony and delivered a speech. A four-member experts' delegation headed by Kate Jenkins, Australia's Sex Discrimination Commissioner, attended the workshop. The experts briefed on Australia's practices on promoting gender equality in workplace and measures to combat sexual harassment in workplace.

During the workshop, invited government officials, experts and scholars, both home and abroad, answered participants' questions and outlined experiences of preventing sexual harassment in workplace, eliminating gender-based discrimination in employment, issuing effective regulations for residents in villages and communities, as well as maintaining women's equal rights and interests in family and marriage. The experts and scholars analyzed relevant cases and held in-depth discussions with participants.

More than 180 women's federations' staffs in charge of women's rights protection, from nationwide, attended the workshop.

 

(Women of China)

32.3K

Please understand that womenofchina.cn,a non-profit, information-communication website, cannot reach every writer before using articles and images. For copyright issues, please contact us by emailing: website@womenofchina.cn. The articles published and opinions expressed on this website represent the opinions of writers and are not necessarily shared by womenofchina.cn.


Comments