ACWF President Visits E China Province

February 14, 2018  Editor: Chen Caixia
ACWF President Visits E China Province
Shen Yueyue (C) conveys the Party's care and greetings to impoverished local woman. [Women Voice]

 

Shen Yueyue, vice-chairperson of the standing committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) and president of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), recently visited east China's Jiangxi Province.

Shen investigated reform of grassroots women's federations and conveyed the Party's care and greetings to impoverished local women.

Xie Ru, part-time vice-president of the ACWF and member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Jiangxi Provincial Committee, together with Yang Liu, member of the Secretariat of the ACWF, accompanied Shen to carry out the research.

 

ACWF President Visits E China Province
Shen Yueyue (C) communicates face-to-face with local residents at the village of Xiaoqiao, near Nanchang. [Women Voice]

 

Shen called on local women's federation to thoroughly study Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era; to carry out the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC); to implement Xi's important instructions on in-depth research and improvement of working style; and, to lead rural construction, take targeted measures and better serve local women.

"What forms of promotion do local women like the best? Is there any delegate of the Congress who came here to publicize the Party's spirit?" asked Shen, when she communicated face-to-face with local residents at the village of Xiaoqiao, near Nanchang.

Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era is the banner to lead the people. Officials from women's federations at all levels should actively publicize the spirit of the Congress and help local women remember its core content," added Shen.

 

ACWF President Visits E China Province
Shen Yueyue (C) shares the Party's spirit with local residents at the pomelo growing demonstration base of Daping viallage. [Women Voice]

 

At the pomelo growing demonstration base of Daping village in Suichuan county, Shen stressed that the ultimate goal of socialism is to achieve common prosperity. She encouraged women's federations to embrace more female talents and leaders into the organization and help more women out of poverty.

Women's federation reform is about changing its form and establishing a long-term mechanism to better serve local women, said Shen to Cheng Lanying, president of the women's federation at Gaosheng village, in Suichuan .

Shen brought goods and materials valued at 5 million yuan (U.S.$ 794,000) and paid her condolences to impoverished women.

Shen enquired about the health and life of Xie Zhaoxiang, a bedridden woman in Gaosheng; urged her to take good care of herself; and reassured her that she could go to local women's federation for help anytime.

"I would be dead without the Party. Thanks for the policy support as well as our great president Xi Jinping," praised Xie.

 

ACWF President Visits E China Province
Training courses are organized to help more local women. [Women Voice]

 

During Shen's journey, she presided over two symposiums and affirmed Jiangxi Women's Federation's efforts in their campaigns for poverty alleviation.

Shen encouraged women's federations at all levels to study and implement the essence of the 19th CPC National Congress in the coming years; to steadfastly safeguard the core status of Xi in the CPC Central Committee and the whole Party; and, closely unite local women in the surroundings of the Party and central government.

Shen urged women's federations at all levels to highlight their features and make earnest efforts to develop Rural Revitalization and Women's Poverty Alleviation campaigns; to improve rural women's overall quality and build targeted poverty reduction platforms in cooperation with female entrepreneurs, executive committee members and other outstanding women; and, to expand the Looking for Most Beautiful Family campaign to help local women build more ecological and livable villages.

 

ACWF President Visits E China Province
Officials from women's federations at all levels learn about the cogress spirit. [Women Voice]

 

Shen called on local women's federation to uphold the Party's leadership; improve online reform to consolidate grassroots women's work; and, prioritize political development and improve work styles to perfect supportive services to more women.

Shen also exchanged ideas with officials from women's federations at provincial, civic and prefectural levels concerning organizational reform.

The prefectural women's federation plays an important role in the whole system, so officials should further improve its personnel composition, institutional structuring and operating mechanism, she said.

At the end of the visit, Shen held a talk with Lu Xinshe, secretary of the CPC Jiangxi Provincial Committee and chairperson of the Standing Committee of Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress.

Feng Taolian, vice-chairperson of the Standing Committee of Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress, accompanied Shen on her journey.

(Source: Women Voice/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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