A deputy to the National People's Congress reads the government work report, Beijing, March 5, 2016. (Photo/Xinhua)
Protect women's rights and interests
"We must adhere to the fundamental national policy of gender equality, and protect the legitimate rights and interests of women and minors...We will improve the system for supporting and caring for children, women, and elderly people left behind in rural areas."
--A report delivered at the 19th CPC National Congress on Oct 18, 2017.
"Countries should protect women's rights and interests, which are basic human rights and must be protected by laws and regulations and integrated into national and social rules and norms."
--Address at Global Leaders' Meeting on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment on Sept 27, 2015.