To celebrate upcoming International Women's Day (March 8), officials from the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) have named 10 role-models as National March 8th Red-Banner Pacesetters for making extraordinary achievements in their work
This year marks the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). To promote patriotism, seek the glory of the country's revolutionary martyrs and praise Chinese people's struggles in...
To honor the inspiring national role models, and encourage women to learn from them, to commit themselves to the implementation of China's 13th Five-year Plan, as well as to help them strive for the building of a moderately well-off society and the realization of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, the All-China Women's Federation has honored 10 women with the title of National March 8th Red-Banner Pacesetters, and the other 300 March 8th Red-Banner Individual Holders and 200 March 8th Red-Banner Collectives, ahead of International Women's Day.
The Fourth Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), the national legislature, opens on March 5, 2016, and the Fourth Session of the National Committee of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the national advisory body, on March 3, 2016.
The past year has seen the 20th Aniiversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing as well as new commitments to gender equality and empowerment from leaders around the globe. The Women of China website has summarized the top 10 significant events reflecting Chinese women's development and achievement during this amazing year.
The selection of national moral models has been held biennially since 2007. Co-sponsored by the Central Publicity Department, the Central Civilization Office, the General Political Department of the National Liberation Army, the National Trade Union, the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League and the All-China Women's Federation, the selection comprises the largest scale, highest standards and widest coverage of its kind nationwide.
The campaign aims to bring into play the leading role of moral models, mobilize the public to participate in moral practices and further increase the levels of good social moral.
In order to implement the central government's decision on "mass entrepreneurship and innovation"; further bring into play the advantage of women's federations; and, lead women to start businesses and find employment amid medium and high level economic growth, the All-China Women's Federation held the China Women's Handicrafts Expo in the city of Yiwu, a trading hub in east China's Zhejiang Province, from October 18-25.
The All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) announced the launch of the Women Entrepreneurship and Innovation Action this June in Beijing. The initiative aims to encourage rural and urban women across the country to commit themselves to innovation and entrepreneurship in China's "new normal" economic phrase.
A special section on news stories from grassroots women's federations across China, including women's meetings, charity events and policies on women and children as well as events relating to their development and progress.
The year 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression. As a major front of the Pacific Theater, China entered the war in 1937. Over the next eight years, many women from all walks of life committed themselves to the war efforts. This special coverage is to commemorate their heroic deeds and follow the latest events celebrating the victory.