|Shen Yueyue (C) attends an inspection tour in Beijing. [Women Voice]|
Shen Yueyue, President of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), held an inspection tour in Beijing from November 14-16 to convey the spirit of remarks made by President Xi Jinping when he met with the federation's new leadership, and convey the spirit of the 12th National Women's Congress of China (NWC).
Xi, also general-secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and chairman of the Central Military Commission, explained on November 2 the importance of upholding the socialist path with Chinese characteristics for women's development and mobilizing women to make achievements.
The inspection trip, which also aimed to learn about the implementation of Xi's important speech and the progress of the work carried out in terms of family affairs by local government departments, brought Shen to residential communities and villages in Dongcheng and Shunyi districts, and to China National Children's Center (CNCC).
"Do you know about the 12th NWC? What kinds of activities have you taken part in to study the spirit of Xi's keynote address?" Shen asked local residents. She also talked with them about Xi's speech, and briefed them on the major congress at each stop of her tour.
Speaking at the cultural center of Chaoyangmen Residential Community, Shen encouraged local women to deepen their study and implementation of the spirit of Xi's remarks, give top priority to the work on life, learning and conduct in the home, and translate Xi's requirements into concrete results.
Shen shared her inspirations and feelings of learning about the 12th NWC when she found out that the women's federation in Donghuashinanli Residential Community had already compiled documents and other publications of the major congress into books and was organizing local women to engage in collective studies.
Shen encouraged Yang Lixin, president of the federation, to continue to closely follow the instructions of Xi concerning the Party's leadership over women's development when she learned that Yang had visited a disadvantaged woman in snowy weather.
For their part, local women said they would follow the lead of the Party and work hard in the management of family affairs and the promotion of positive family traditions.
Shen inspected the operation of a Women's Home activity center and a service center designed to deepen the ties between the Party and the public when she arrived at Shijia Hutong in Dongcheng and a village at Gaoliying Township in Shunyi.
Shen emphasized that grassroot women's federations should strengthen the ideological guidance of women based on their Party building work, and encourage members of a family to love their family and the nation at the same time.
Shen also visited a parenting school and library in Shunyi and the CNCC, where she learned about the progress of the work to improve family education and promote parent-child reading. She emphasized that local officials should implement the requirements made by Xi and the CPC Central Committee, meet families' demand, show respect to the rules of children's growth, and help children form good values, characters and habits.
During the inspection tour, Shen also held a meeting with officials from Beijing Women's Federation (BWF), the CNCC and other relevant government departments.
Shen affirmed the efforts made by Beijing Municipal Committee of the CPC in their learning and implementation of Xi's speech and its attention to women and their development.
Shen noted that local women's federations at all levels should deepen their studies and observance of Xi's discourses in relation to the work on family's affairs, have a better understanding of the importance of performing relevant tasks to the nation, society and women and fully recognize the important impacts brought by the latest change of China's principal contradiction to households, family traditions and rules.
Moreover, they should further accelerate the family-oriented ethical and cultural progress in accordance with the promotion of core socialist values stress the cultivation of young talents and show their consistent supports to family education and make a timely response to the public's needs in childcare, elderly care, and many other prominent issues.
Those accompanying Shen on the inspection tour included: Wei Xiaodong, member of the Standing Committee and minister of the Organization Department of Beijing Municipal Committee of the CPC, Wang Ning, vice-mayor of Beijing and Cai Shumin, member of the Secretariat of the ACWF and president of BWF.
|Shen Yueyue talks with locals during her inspection tour in Beijing from November 14-16. [Women Voice]|
|Shen Yueyue talks with locals during her inspection tour to a residential community in Beijing. [Women Voice]|
|Shen Yueyue holds a meeting with officials from Beijing Women's Federation, the CNCC and other relevant government departments during her inspection tour in the capital from November 14-16. [Women Voice]|
(Source: Women Voice / Translated and edited by Women of China)