Improving Cadres' Ability to Protect Women's Rights
Gansu Women's Federation from July 2-4 provided training, to help government officials, dedicated to protecting women and children's legal rights and interests, improve their ability to help women and children protect their rights. The event was held in Xihe, a county in Northwest China' Gansu Province. Li Juan, Vicepresident of Gansu Women's Federation, spoke during the opening ceremony. Nearly 100 people — including representatives from the federation, leaders of the women's federations of Gansu's cities and prefectures and cadres of the women's federations of povertystricken towns and townships — attended.
He Zhichun, a professor with the Party School under the Gansu Provincial Party Committee, Hu Yawei, an agricultural economist from the Agricultural Economic Development Station, under Gansu Provincial Department of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Zhang Lirong, member of the Legal Experts' Group of Gansu Women's Federation, Zhou Zhiling, President of Gansu Association of Psychological Counseling for Women and Children, and other experts and scholars taught courses.
In response to ACWF'S call for women's federations, at all levels across the country, to better protect women and children's legal rights and interests and to help women escape poverty, Li said Gansu Women's Federation conducted training in Xihe, one of the poorest counties in Gansu.
Li encouraged trainees to share their experiences in helping women and children protect their legal rights and interests. She also said she hoped the trainees would strive to improve their work ability, so they could both better protect women and children's rights and interests, and better help women escape poverty.