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China’s 12th National Women’s Congress concludes

Updated: Nov 3,2018 7:33 AM     Xinhua

BEIJING — The 12th National Women’s Congress (NWC) concluded in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov 2.

“The cause of our country’s women has made unprecedented historic achievements, which fully demonstrates the gracefulness of ‘half the sky’ in contemporary times,” said Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan at the closing ceremony.

She urged promotion of implementing fundamental state policies such as the equality of men and women, as well as settling of problems such as employment discrimination in order to facilitate women in devoting themselves to innovation and entrepreneurship.

Shen Yueyue, the newly re-elected president of the All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF), presided over and addressed the closing ceremony, calling for strengthening family construction and striving to realize the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation.