Deng Li, vice-president and member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) made an inspection tour in the cities of Shenzhen and Dongguan, south China's Guangdong Province from April 25-26.
Deng's visit focused on the recent work being done to implement President Xi Jinping's keynote remarks on positive family virtues, the building of civilized households, and family education in relation to children's development.
In particular, the inspection team of officials headed by Deng visited a Women's Home activity center in the district of Baoan in Shenzhen, to see a local public service project which aims to tackle women, children, and family issues.
They also investigated a community household service center, a training agency that promotes online courses on family virtues, and an exhibition display about household civilization.
At a symposium, Deng listened to reports and gave a positive evaluation of the work done to promote household civilization and children's development.
During the event, officials from local women's federations and relevant government departments also exchanged ideas with other officials from the provinces of Guangdong, Sichuan, Fujian, Hunan, Henan and Jiangsu.
Remarks from Deng Li
Party committees at different levels from both the provincial government and two cities have offered huge support to local family and children's development and innovation, Deng commented.
The women's federations in Shenzhen and Donguan have piloted schemes to explore needs-oriented services in caring for women and children, Deng added.
Deng urged officials to further promote useful federation initiatives of household civilization and continue carrying out innovative approaches featuring local characteristics.
Officials should fully implement President Xi's keynote remarks; highlight the significance of household civilization building under the "new situation"; enhance their sense of mission and job responsibilities, Deng stressed.
The ACWF vice-president also urged officials to follow the overall deployment set by the central government; implement the ACWF's reform assignment; and work to advance the federation's unique role in pioneering work for children and family.
In particular, Deng highlighted six issues at work, in terms of work principles, residents' actual needs, work methods, work focus, innovative approaches, and multi-department rapport.
(Source: China Women's News/Translated and edited by Women of China)